| May 14, 2010
Go for it! Empty the rack of travel brochures. Pore over them. Savor them like an after-dinner cordial; cuddle with them in bed like a good novel. Because you just might be happier planning for your trip than actually taking it.
That's according to a...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:58 PM
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-...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined that he is putting children at risk....
| May 21, 2009
Desperate to help their autistic children, hundreds of parents nationwide are turning to an unproven and potentially damaging treatment: multiple high doses of a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders.
The therapy is based on a theory,...
| Sep 23, 2009
Some people wait for beach season to get motivated for a workout. But fitness expert Jennifer Cassetty (jennifercassetty.com) points out that something even greater should spur you to keep your body in tip-top condition the whole year through:
| Mar 5, 2011
| 4:29 AM
"Natural Born Killers"
In an oil painting from Lu Coxhead’s Playtime series, a blindfolded boy with a bat in his hand anxiously awaits his turn to whack a piñata. Nearby, a little girl stands with her eyes closed, holding a worn-looking teddy...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 8:19 PM
Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2009
| 7:40 AM
Thanks, Hollywood, for making sex look so easy. In real bedrooms, the rest of us must wrangle with some not-so-sexy issues: unsatisfactory erections, untimely ejaculation, pain, low libido, and more. Yet tending to a problem might save not only a...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2009
Happy birthday, Viagra. It's been a decade since Pfizer's lovechild was borne through the straits of regulatory approval. The little pill has helped millions of men reclaim their pride and their sex lives. It has also spawned progeny, in a sense, in the...