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Limpopo gogos swipe condoms for aches

September 4, 2015
HIV Prevention   OurHealth   Pseudoscience  

That condom lubricant can soothe arthritic joints may have become the condom myth that just will not die as fresh reports suggest elderly Limpopo residents are falling victim to the hype.

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