Cosmo suggests donut enhanced fellatio, doctor says idea not without merit

I was dying reading this. Who says medicine is boring?!

Dr. Jen Gunter

I was alerted to Cosmo’s suggestion of pairing a donut with a penis this morning. “Gently stick” it on and nibble away.

Not altogether inappropriate for Valentine’s Day, but the question was “As a doctor, what did I think?”

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My first thought was the person who wrote this for Cosmo hasn’t seen or touched too many penises or donuts as a typical donut hole is cut with a 1 1/4″ diameter cutter leaving the ability to “gently stick” the donut on the shaft of most penises, even with a generous amount of industrial lube,very much in question. My second thought was Cosmo should have better captions as “gently stick” just didn’t sound very sexy.

But the physical plausibility of it all aside, what about the science?

For the donut wearer the risk of serious adverse effects is probably low (especially given it is unlikely any donut will actually fit on…

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Toronto Star claims HPV vaccine unsafe. Science says the Toronto Star is wrong.

Dr. Jen Gunter

When I was 22 weeks pregnant with triplets I had a craving for a Jamba Juice. So I had one. Three days later I ruptured my membranes and my son Aidan was born and died.

During the hospitalization that followed I had a craving for another Jamba Juice and my then husband stalled and delayed until he finally admitted that he didn’t want to get it because what if it had caused my membranes to rupture? I was still pregnant with two boys and he just couldn’t take that risk.

Now I did many things that I don’t typically do the week before my membranes ruptured. I made tomatillo salsa, I ate home-made egg salad sandwiches. I watched Casablanca.  But he was fixated on the Jamba Juice.

It’s easy to see why. When something terrible and with seemingly little explanation happens we start searching for the cause. This…

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