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Is it safe to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness?

Coconut oil is a popular natural option for relieving vaginal dryness. Some studies suggest that coconut oil is safe to use on the skin, and it is an effective moisturizer. Many people use vaginal moisturizers or lubricants to help ease vaginal discomfort and to make intercourse more comfortable. A 2014 study involving 1,021 women found… Read More »

With two major exceptions, overlapping surgeries are safe overall

A surgeon sometimes moves from one operation to the next before the first one is completed, leaving junior surgeons, residents, and physician assistants to complete the noncritical portions of the procedure. The practice happens tens of thousands of times a year in U.S. hospitals, but are such overlapping operations safe? For the most part they… Read More »

Is amyl nitrite safe?

Poppers are a liquid drug that can give an instant high when inhaled. Other names for it are amyl nitrate, butyl nitrite, and liquid gold. The effects of poppers appear quickly and include dizziness, warm sensations, an increased heart rate, and headaches. Poppers have a widespread recreational use. The drug can cause euphoric effects and… Read More »