| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:39 AM
In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public: Sex.
Once a week, a doctor appearing on HTV's "Clinic Online" focuses on sexual issues, fielding questions about sexually...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:08 PM
“Becoming Dr. Ruth” is much easier when you have Dr. Ruth Westheimer helping you.
That’s what Debra Jo Rupp, most famous for playing Kitty Forman on the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” found out for her turn in the one-woman...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen.
"Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Q: My boyfriend is always satisfied when we have sex, but the truth is he's satisfied so quickly that I usually end up doing without and staying frustrated. I'm 40, and after an emergency hysterectomy I feel I'm finally able to enjoy sex more. He is 45....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Q: I have been with my boyfriend for just over three years, and our sex life has become very boring, routine, lazy and just about the orgasm. I think it's because the sex is the same, so there's nothing to look forward to. We have tried different...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre.
Written by Mark St. Germain,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:48 AM
The first thing actress Debra Jo Rupp wants you to know is that her new role in a solo show about Dr. Ruth is not about sex.
Well, not all of it anyway.
But it's hard not to deal with the subject, especially given the playful title: "Dr. Ruth, All the...
| Jul 19, 2009
What should be done to improve sexual literacy? That was the topic at yesterday's luncheon sponsored by the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association. White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes was in attendance, and I was hoping...
| May 8, 2009
Need help in the sack?
Sarah Gold, a senior reviews editor at Publishers Weekly, said relationship advice books used to pile up on her desk only before Valentine's Day. Now she gets a steady barrage year-round.
With book sales down 2.8 percent last...