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IUD or not IUD? Did the Hippocratics invent the first intrauterine device?

"Around 400 B.C., writers from the Hippocrates school discussed a contraceptive similar to the intrauterine device (IUD) of today. This particular apparatus was a hollow tube filled with mutton-fat..." Really??

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Who Keeps Women’s Secrets?

“Do you want to know a secret?” Knowledge is power, but who knew what about women's bodies in the ancient world?