There’s Lead in Your Mardi Gras Beads + Other Stories
We’ve corralled the best wellness reads from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: the scary chemical that could be lurking in those Mardis Gras beads, insights into the orgasm gap between men and women, and how colon and rectal cancer are on the rise in a surprising population.
Though colon and rectal cancers have generally been going down, public health professionals have documented a strange uptick among patients in the under-50 set—a particularly frightening statistic, as most doctors don’t start recommending regular colonoscopies until age 50.
Social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller’s infographic breaks down fascinating research revealing that the well-documented orgasm gap between men and women may actually be limited to heterosexual relationships—with some helpful takeaways.