It’s Official. Vitamins Don’t Do Much for Health

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to impact factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine. vitamins. If you are like the majority of American adults, you took a vitamin or supplement recently. Over-the-counter sales of these products in … Read more

A Man Tore His Lung From Masturbating, Doctors Say

photo: Getty (Getty Images) A young man’s session of masturbation inadvertently led to him spending almost a week in the hospital. In a recent case report from Switzerland, doctors detail how a 20-year-old ended up with air leaking into his chest after some apparently innocent self-love. FOrtunately, the injury wasn’t severe and he recovered just … Read more