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Should mothers eat placenta?

For some people, placenta isn't just a byproduct of birth to be disposed of. They use it in a variety of ways, including consumption. In this episode, Molly and Cristen ponder the ways women use placenta after giving birth -- and why.

Molly and Cristen discuss the phenomenon of dieting -- from early "fad" diets to a possible link between dieting and aging -- in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

For many people, deodorants and antiperspirants are a regular part of their daily hygiene routines. But how do they work? What's the difference between men's and women's? Are they safe? Learn more about deodorants and antiperspirants in this episode.

Do men and women cheat for different reasons?

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about male and female cheating.

The conventional wisdom is that birth order has a formative effect on a child's personality, but how does science weigh in? Cristen and Molly explore what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about birth order and personality in this episode.

In the United States, marriage between cousins is a controversial topic, though it is legal in about half the states. Molly and Cristen explore why marriage between cousins is considered taboo in some places in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen take a look at current ways of measuring obesity. They discuss the most common formula, Body Mass Index (BMI), in detail, from its origins to its flaws.

The first female baseball teams were organized in 1866, yet modern women have only recently started making inroads in professional baseball. Join Molly and Cristen as they discuss the past, present and future of women in baseball in this episode.

Gossip is often linked to women and tends to get a bad rap, but in fact, men like to gossip, too. And it's not all bad. Tune in to this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You to get the dirt on gossip and gender.

In this episode Cristen and Molly continue their exploration of CARE, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Atlanta. Tune in to learn more the link between women's rights and the alleviation of poverty.

In this episode, Cristen and Molly speak with the director for Program Impact at CARE USA. Over the course of numerous humanitarian efforts, CARE has found that improving the lives of women is a crucial part of alleviating poverty. Tune in to learn more.

It's been said that behind every great man is a great woman, and Santa Claus is no exception. In this episode, Cristen and Molly take a closer look at the women behind Santa Claus, from his oft-forgotten wife to his team of reindeer.

Although they have a relatively safe reputation, nail salons may be silent killers. Listen in as Cristen and Molly examine the hidden dangers of the local nail salon in this episode.

When it comes to relationships, the conventional wisdom is that opposites attract. In this episode, Molly and Cristen explore what genetics, scientific studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about what makes romantic partners most attractive to us.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss Disney princesses -- from the recent merchandising craze to theories about how these characters influence young girls for better or worse.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You (that you probably don't want to listen to while you're eating), Molly and Cristen discuss the colon cleansing trend, from the finer points of colonics to how medical research weighs in on the practice.

In response to the recent appointment of a new female justice to the Supreme Court and some controversial remarks, Molly and Cristen investigate whether or not gender affects a judge's effectiveness in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

How will we have babies in the future?

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen ponder baby technology of the future -- from designer babies to robot children.

Does breastfeeding make better babies?

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? That is the question. Join Molly and Cristen as they sift through numerous studies and anecdotal information in search of the answer in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss the origins, history, practices and stereotypes of the debutante tradition.