So Long, 'Granny' — Here Are the Non-Boring Grandparent Nicknames You Need

Grandparents’ Day only arrives every September, but isn’t every day an opportunity to celebrate our parents’ parents? After all, we’re pretty sure there isn’t anybody quite like them out there. And don’t they deserve a nickname that’s as original as they are? Maybe your kids’ grandparents are chic, stern, or goofy — but whatever they’re like, they’re more than likely […]

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The Only Maternity Work Outfits You Need

1. A Sweater Dress View this post on Instagram It's no surprise that I have motherhood on the brain…and as soon as I started talking about my pregnancy I can't tell you how many people told me to check out the app @peanut ? (essentially THE fastest growing app for moms) and ask @michellekennedylon, their founder to come on the […]

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Cauliflower ear: All you need to know

As a young anatomist, I was fascinated by an ancient Greek sculpture at the National Museum in Rome known as Boxer of the Quirinal. The bronze figure has dark voids for eye sockets and very odd ears. The sculptor depicted in great detail the boxer’s cauliflower ear. Watching the Rugby World Cup recently, I was reminded of it. Cauliflower ear […]

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Yes, You Need to Let Your Kid Fail

1. By protecting your child from failure, you’re instilling in them a sense of helplessness. 2. You may be setting them up for anxiety and depression later in life. 3. And you may be creating in them a false sense of entitlement, too. 4. Conversely, by allowing your child to fail, you’re teaching them that failure isn’t something to be […]

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Q&A: Mild hypothyroidism may not need treatment

Dear Mayo Clinic: I recently was diagnosed with mild hypothyroidism that isn’t causing symptoms. My doctor says I don’t need treatment now, but she wants me to come back for regular checkups. Does hypothyroidism usually get worse over time? If it does, how is it treated? A: For mild cases of hypothyroidism, not all patients need treatment. Occasionally, the condition […]

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The Hidden Danger of Yo-Yo Dieting You Need to Know About

It’s a scenario so many women can relate to: You succeed at losing weight, only to gain it back six months later. You shed the pounds again, but they return…and the cycle continues. This up-and-down routine is the definition of yo-yo dieting, and as a new study shows, the term isn’t reserved only for people who yo-yo drastic amounts of weight.  Preliminary research presented at this […]

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Dry eye disease and diabetes: New study reveals scale of issue and need for screening

Credit: Shutterstock Diabetes is a debilitating health condition which is expected to reach epidemic proportions in the next 20 years. According to the World Health Organisation, 108m people around the world had diabetes in 1980; by 2014 that figure was 422m. Three years later in 2017, 425m people worldwide were living with the disease and this figure is expected to […]

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My cum is crystal clear and despite months of trying, my girlfriend can’t get pregnant. It has always been clear and not white. I read this could be due to low sperm count. Do I need to undergo fertility tests or is clear ejaculation normal?

Thanks for your question. Pre-ejaculate (pre-cum) that is released before a guy climaxes is often clear. However, ejaculate or semen (cum) that’s released during orgasm is typically thick, whitish, gray or slightly yellow in color, and slightly transparent (you can see through it). It also feels a bit sticky. It’s interesting though because once semen leaves a guy’s penis, it […]

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