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Myths About Sex & Pregnancy

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman

St. Martin's Griffin

Previously published as part of DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM! People have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet we still believe “facts” about our bodies and health that are just plain wrong. MYTHS ABOUT SEX AND PREGNANCY takes on SOME these myths and misconceptions, and exposes the truth behind some of those weird and worrisome things we wonder about. Entries dispel the following myths and more:
- Men with big feet have bigger penises
- If you shave your hair, it will grow back faster, darker, and thicker
-The average person swallows eight spiders in a year
- You are more likely to have a boy if you have sex in the middle of your cycle
- Flying on a plane is dangerous to your unborn baby With the perfect blend of authoritative research and a breezy, accessible tone, MYTHS ABOUT SEX AND PREGNANCY is full of enlightening, practical, and quirky facts that will debunk some of the most perennial misconceptions about out bodies.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman

  • Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is an associate professor of Pediatrics and the director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
    Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman is an assistant professor of Pediatrics in Children’s Health Services Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine and co-director of Pediatric Research for the Academic Model for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS (AMPATH). Aaron and Rachel’s research has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Newsweek, and many other national publications. They have appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, and ABC News NOW.
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Myths About Sex & Pregnancy

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman

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St. Martin's Griffin

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