| Apr 5, 2008
By Alexander C. Kafka
Human beings treat sex much like we do the board game Othello: a minute to learn, a lifetime to master. Fortunately, an army of researchers stands ready to take our measure and guide us in that delicate journey.
| Apr 16, 2008
VIEWER discretion is strongly advised.
Here's the naked truth: Male genitalia is getting unprecedented screen time at the multiplex these days -- in mainstream popcorn fare and broad comedies -- thanks in large part to comic mogul Judd Apatow (and his...
| Jun 1, 2008
On a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital.
It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...
| Jun 16, 2008
Last month, Sen. John McCain dropped by “Saturday Night Live,” drawing laughs from his promise, if elected president, to fight expensive federal projects -- such as, he spoofed, a Department of Defense device to "jam gaydar."
That was a joke....
| Apr 9, 2007
WHEN urologist Dr. Irwin Goldstein declared in 1997: "There are only two kinds of male cyclists -- those who are impotent and those who will be impotent," many bike riders scoffed. Saying the equipment housed in their spandex shorts worked just fine, they...
| Nov 12, 2007
If Aly Hartman could have placed herself in a protective bubble for the duration of her recent pregnancy, she would have done so.
The Marina del Rey woman, 28, cut out alcohol, sodas and caffeine. She replaced her sugary breakfast cereal with crackling...
| Sep 27, 2009
Travelling from half a world away for a new chance of a normal life, the so-called "Vietnamese Miracle Baby" is finally in the hands of a local plastic surgeon who is willing to help him.
"All these people come together to help him and I think he has a...
| Nov 23, 2009
The first U.S. trials of a spray-on anesthetic for the penis showed that it increased the time to ejaculation nearly fivefold, providing the first good solution for premature ejaculation, researchers reported Thursday.
Premature ejaculation is thought to...
| Aug 6, 2009
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WAUSAU, Wis. -- A man who prosecutors say was tied up, humiliated and assaulted by four women as payback for his cheating ways was accused Thursday of hitting his daughter and stealing the ashes of his estranged wife's dead father.
The 36-year-old man...
| Aug 17, 2009
There's likely not a man alive who doesn't know that oysters are a great appetizer for a night alone with your special lady. Other food items -- green M&M's, for example -- also hold alleged abilities to enhance sexual performance and enjoyment. But...
| Sep 4, 2009
Q: Can men be tested for HPV?
An: HPV stands for human papilloma virus, the virus that has been in the news extensively because of the recent approval of a vaccine (Gardisil from Merck) for the prevention of cervical cancer. HPV, a sexually transmitted...