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  • Boys who masturbate likelier to have safe sex?

    Boys who masturbate likelier to have safe sex?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Masturbation could play an important role in sexual self-awareness and condom use in teenage boys, according to a new report. Researchers found 86 percent of boys who said they'd worn a condom last time they had sex also...
  • Docs want sex out of prime time

    Docs want sex out of prime time
    Parents, lawmakers and media executives are given plenty to think about in the American Academy of Pediatrics' policy statement published Sunday. Kids today are bombarded with inappropriate sexual messages and images, the AAP committee said; everything...
  • Pregnancy myths

    Pregnancy myths
    Once a woman becomes visibly pregnant, it isn't long before she's being asked extremely personal questions by complete strangers: "Are you going to have an epidural or go natural? "You're not drinking alcohol, are you?" "Have you tried ginger for...
  • Drop in testosterone can affect sexual desire in men and women

    Drop in testosterone can affect sexual desire in men and women
    A dizzying number of factors can conspire against sexual desire as midlife approaches: depression, medications, illness, career worries, financial pressures, marriage troubles, young children in the home (or an empty nest), the sense that life is half...
  • It's a boy: Are you having him circumcised?

    It's a boy: Are you having him circumcised?
    For decades, American parents were on circumcision autopilot. Conventional wisdom held that the foreskin-free penis was healthier and cleaner. Everyone was doing it, so everyone had it done. Not so today. Rates of infant circumcision have declined...
  • Does this birth control pill make me look fat?

    Does this birth control pill make me look fat?
    Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
  • Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates

    Seniors' sex lives are up — and so are STD rates
    Across the nation, and especially in the Sunshine State, the free-love generation is continuing to enjoy an active — if not always healthy — sex life. At a stage in life when many would expect sexually transmitted diseases to be waning,...
  • Sex ed hits the road

    Sex ed hits the road
    Jackie Gill stood confidently at the front of the classroom, her PowerPoint presentation cued and ready to go with slides of hormones, sperm and fallopian tubes. "Boys and girls, are you excited that I'm here today?" she asked the giggling seventh-...
  • HPV vaccination rates low nationwide

    HPV vaccination rates low nationwide
    Because most cervical cancer cases and some less common malignancies are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV, area physicians and public health experts were thrilled when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006 approved the first vaccine to...
  • Inside women's sexual brains, preferences

    Inside women's sexual brains, preferences
    Men everywhere have probably wondered for thousands of years: What turns women on? In the age of the Internet, it's possible to find out. And with countless genres of images, videos and erotic stories available online, women are both able and empowered...
  • Is it too early to talk about (gulp) sex?

    Is it too early to talk about (gulp) sex?
    Q: Your 5-year-old is starting to ask where babies come from. Is she too young for The Talk? Parent advice: I told my kids, "The father puts his sperm into an egg that the mother carries and the egg grows into a baby in the uterus until it is ready to...