People have more access to medical information than ever before with an abundance of printed and online resources, and yet we still believe "facts" about our bodies and sexuality that are just plain wrong. Don't Put That in There! takes on these myths and misconceptions, and exposes the truth behind some of those weird and worrisome things we think about our bodies. Entries dispel the following myths and more:
The average penis size is seven inches
- Blondes have more fun
- It's not good sex if you leave your socks on
- Squeezing breasts is all fun and games
- You should not put blank in blank
- You shouldn't have sex before the big game
- Watching porn is a guy thing
- Anal sex will give you cancer
- Two condoms are better protection than one
- Pubic hair doesn't turn gray
- Sex will give you a heart attack
- Only men have wet dreams
- You can't break your penis
- You can run out of sperm
With the perfect blend of authoritative research and a breezy, accessible tone, Don't Put That in There! is full of enlightening, practical, and quirky facts that will debunk some of the most perennial misconceptions we believe about sex and sexuality.
About the Author
Dr Aaron E. Carroll is professor of pediatrics at Indiana University's School of Medicine and director of the Center for Health Policy & Professionalism Research and the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research. Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman is an associate professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine and codirector of Pediatric Research for the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) in Kenya.
"The authors' research is thorough and impartial and helpfully presented with a healthy dose of humor."--"Publishers Weekly" "Almost as fun as reading" Don't Put That In There! And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked" is catching the glances of your fellow commuters as you devour it on the El."--"Chicago Tribune"