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What to know about peeing after sex

People may have heard that peeing after sex is beneficial, especially for women. This is because peeing flushes bacteria out of the body, which may help prevent a urinary tract from developing. Here, we look at how peeing after sex may help to prevent urinary tract infections. We also discuss whether there are any other… Read More »

Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. In parallel with the microbiome’s rise to fame, probiotics have grown… Read More »

What to know about a swollen scrotum

Scrotal swelling refers to swelling of the scrotum. The scrotum is the sac of skin that holds the testicles. Sometimes, scrotal swelling may affect the entire scrotum. At other times, there may be swollen lumps on one or both sides of the scrotum. Scrotal swelling may be painless or very painful. Although it can be… Read More »

Watch This Doctor Debunk a Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory About ‘The Simpsons’

R Franca / EyeEmGetty Images In a new YouTube video, family medicine physician Dr. Mikhail “Mike” Varshavski discusses popular coronavirus myths and conspiracy theories. Some of the most outrageous theories include a reference to The Simpsons. Unfortunately, he explains that vodka—while useful in quarantine for drinking—is also not a viable sanitizing method. Finding information about… Read More »