November 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
No one is suggesting you give a rundown of the Kama Sutra to your middle schooler. In fact, the truth is these conversations are rarely about sexual behavior.
November 20, 2015 - 7:03 pm
This week, research shows that sex once a week helps with happiness, the Cleveland Clinic searches for women who want uterine transplants, and a Mississippi teacher is suspended when a student does a condom demonstration in class.
November 19, 2015 - 4:23 pm
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that both men who have sex with men and young people are disproportionately affected by chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
November 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines, raising the minimum age of regular mammograms for women with no known risk factors from 40 to 45. While these guidelines may make sense when you look at population statistics as a whole, on an anecdotal level, they alarmed me as a 43-year-old.
November 16, 2015 - 11:24 am
More infants are being born with syphilis in the United States due to rising rates of infection among women, as well as gaps in prenatal care.
November 13, 2015 - 6:24 pm
This week, a Spanish town did not actually hold a clitoris festival, an economic analysis fears that as global temperatures rise our sex lives (and birth rates) will suffer, and new research suggests veterans suffer from sexual dysfunction.
November 13, 2015 - 10:23 am
New data shows there has been a 44 percent decrease in the maternal mortality rate worldwide over the last 25 years—but in the United States, along with 12 other countries, maternal mortality rates rose during this period.
November 10, 2015 - 4:02 pm
Today, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is asking us to take a moment and thank birth control for “all that it makes possible for individuals and society.” I took more than 5,000 birth control pills in my life, and I can think of a number of reasons why I’m thankful to each and every one of them.
November 5, 2015 - 3:45 pm
A new report by the World Health Organization estimates that two out of three adults under the age of 50 had herpes simplex virus 1 in 2012. That’s 3.7 billion people worldwide who are infected. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to panic.
November 5, 2015 - 12:12 pm
A new study examining anti-vaccine websites found that most use pseudoscience, misinformation, and anecdotal stories to incorrectly suggest that vaccines are dangerous.