periods

periods

Organic Cotton Tampons Don't Protect You From Toxic Shock Syndrome

A new study challenges the idea that cotton tampons and menstrual cups are less risky than traditional tampons when it comes to TSS.
Susan Rinkunas
4.26.18
hormones

Being Hormonal Is Actually A Good Thing

What we consider 'hormonal' is actually a sign of higher intelligence.
Carson Kessler
3.21.18
depression

Girls Who Get Their Periods Early Show More Symptoms of Depression

The symptoms persisted well into adulthood.
Nick Keppler
12.28.17
women's health

We’d Know More About PMS if Researchers Spent as Much Time on It as ED

Is PMS biological or "cultural?" This mystery deserves boner-caliber research too.
Misha Gajewski
12.13.17
Sex

Some Women Get Horny as Hell Right Before Their Periods

There are biological as well as psychological factors at play here.
Wendy Wisner
10.27.17
Asking for a friend

What Happens if I Keep a Tampon in For Longer Than 8 Hours?

I mean, don't forget about it in there.
Jessie Gill
7.28.17
Asking for a friend

Do Periods Really Stop in the Water?

Gravity is your ally.
Cindy Lamothe
7.20.17
periods

Biodegradable Pads Are Almost Here

Scientists developed a thin pad that breaks down in weeks, not centuries.
Erene Stergiopoulos
5.17.17
Living With It

The Period That Wouldn't Quit

One writer reveals the bloody truth about her experience with Menorrhagia.
Sarah Kasbeer
11.30.16
The High Life

We Asked Some Scientists: Does Pot Do Anything When You Put It On Your Skin?

Pot creams and soaks are exploding, but does taking a bath in weed water have any real benefits?
Markham Heid
5.26.16