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Antibiotics: Do They Really Work?

Antibiotics: Do They Really Work?

You bet they do. They’re frequently life-saving, miracle drugs. In fact, they work so well we’ve become addicted to them since they were first introduced, seventy years ago, and that’s the problem. We’ve used them so much that bacteria have become immune to our antibiotics because, like all life on earth, they adapt to their environment. In 2013 alone, two million Americans were infected with anti... »

This Is Not Your Dad’s Talk About Condoms

This Is Not Your Dad’s Talk About Condoms

Do condoms work? Yes, they do. Most emphatically: they do. They work better at preventing STIs (sexually transmitted diseases) than as a contraceptive but, when used properly, they work almost 98% of the time to prevent pregnancy. But when you use them out in the field, not so much. That’s why, for purely contraceptive purposes, I recommend the IUD or long acting injectable hormones over condoms. ... »

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