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Most sex-ed programs cover the basics of conception: an egg and a sperm meet, starting a long and complicated process that can eventually lead to a baby. But while ovulation is usually touched on in sex ed, it’s not typically covered in depth. Fast forward to years later — when you actually care about ovulation
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It’s 2023. The era of widespread weight-loss promotions is supposedly out, and promoting body positivity and loving yourself is in. We see it everywhere, perhaps most obviously on social media, where body-positive influencers have (rightly) garnered huge followings and mainstream support. Social media companies themselves, as the preeminent source of trend consumption, have made statements
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Image Source: Getty / Christian Petersen Super Bowl LVII is shaping up to be the best one yet (and no, not just because Rihanna is performing at halftime). This year represents a series of monumental firsts for Black athletes, coaches, agents, and fans. For starters, this is the first time two Black quarterbacks will compete
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Powdered collagen and collagen shots (and waters) have exploded in popularity over the last few years. You’ve probably heard all about how collagen supplements can help promote hair growth, improve joint health, and prevent skin from aging. Admittedly, I’m a convert. I use the Vital Proteins Unflavored Collagen Peptides ($20, originally $25), which are on
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As if periods aren’t awful enough on their own, we have news that might make them worse — especially if you’ve come to love period underwear. A recently settled lawsuit claims that Thinx misrepresented its products as safe, sustainable, and free from harmful chemicals and nanoparticles. According to the lawsuit, third-party testing found that its
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“Disability pride is an important concept for me. I’m proud of who I am, and that includes everything about me — including my disability,” says Catarina Rivera, a public speaker, DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) consultant, and content creator. Rivera, who was born and raised in Maryland, has been disabled her entire life. But that’s
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