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Bad vibes from vibrators containing phthalates

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Jessica Candela

September 5, 2014

Is your vibrator giving you cancer? Many couples and individuals choose to purchase sex toys — dildos, butt plugs, cock rings, anal beads and vibrators — to amp up sexual pleasure. However, some commonly purchased toys contain unhealthy and unregulated materials.Rebekah Higgins, who has managed ...

Current female pubic hair trends

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Jessica Candela

August 27, 2014

Bush. Carpet. Lady garden. Landing strip. Mow the lawn. And my personal favorite, pusstache. These are some of the phrases used to describe female pubic hair and the ways some are choosing to maintain it. Trimming, shaving, waxing, creams and the dreaded plucking - most women have tried these methods at least o...

The O-Face: Learning about “The Best Sex Ever”

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Michael Karp

March 21, 2014

If you haven’t heard of Laci Green, you may have heard of her presentation, “The Best Sex Ever.” She spoke March 13 in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium as the third and last installment of UMatter Day. The talk covered topics such as sex, alcohol and consent. Laci Green is a YouTube star fam...

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