Monday Roundup: Post-sex health mistakes to avoid, & more...

July 16, 2018 Kimberly Williams



“It’s been a long week.”-- Me, in the middle of Monday. Need some #MondayMotivation before you get in the zone today? We’ve rounded up our favorite articles so you don’t have to aimlessly scroll and browse around for the good stuff!


Take a hike! Seriously. North American doctors are taking cues from the Japanese tradition of shinrin-yoku (forest bathing) and starting to incorporate spending time in the forest as part of their practice.


“Whether you just can’t bring yourself to leave bed (guilty!) or want to spend that extra time with your partner, it’s common to forget that the spread of bacteria and infection is so easy.” Are you guilty of these common post-sex mistakes?


Antibiotic resistant bacteria is on the rise, and this unfortunately applies to sexually transmitted infections. What are the health threats of  mycoplasma genitalium (MG), and how do you protect yourself?


“Many of us learn early on that discomfort and pain are a price we have to pay in order to get access to the greatest heights of sexual pleasure.” Painful sex isn’t normal-- it’s your body’s way of telling you something is not right.


Johnson & Johnson’s faces 9,000 cases related to talcum powder. The World Health Organization classifies using talc powder on genitals as "possibly carcinogenic to humans." While the link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder needs further research, talcum powder must be on the list of feminine hygiene products to avoid.


A new study published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B found that open offices make employees less productive and collaborate less. Maybe those cubicles from Office Space weren’t such a horrible idea after all?


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