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Yuck Factor Aside, Urine Has Surprising Uses

In the beginning, we're taught that our pee is gross, something we must quickly flush and wash away. But, it turns out, human urine has surprises uses. It's 95% water, and 5% urea, chloride, sodium…

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6 Historical & Gross Uses For Pee

Now we just flush it away, but historically, pee had real value. The Smithsonian lists some of the things that it used to be used for: 1) Tanning leather. Urine is full of urea, which degrades into…

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Living with Allergies and Pets

Home is where the heart is. And it's also where your pets are. So if you happen to have allergies and a pet, you may want to follow these easy living tips to keep the attacks at a minimum.…

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Testing for STDs

When it comes to STD testing, you've got options. Watch this for a quick tip on choosing the right one for you.…

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STD Testing: Where & How

Need a quick tip on how and where to get an STD test? Watch this!…

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Pee for Power

Urine as an energy source. It mustn’t get weirder than that, you’d say, but a virtual who-is-who of renowned Dutch research institutes and public institutions are seriously working at making "yellow p…

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Female Ejaculation: Fact or Fiction?

Dr. Lissa Rankin answers medical questions based on her book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, which you can preorder here. If you have a qu…

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