May 7, 2014 - 10:44 am
A presentation that took place this past weekend in Las Vegas may represent the all-time worst use of fear to promote chastity. It told its audience in no uncertain terms that premarital sex will lead to prostitution, sex trafficking, drug abuse, and death.
May 2, 2014 - 4:26 pm
This week, New York state lawmakers took on a policy of using condoms as evidence of prostitution, a plan to sell condoms in middle and high schools in China met some skepticism, and the FDA approved a panel suggestion about HPV test. Plus, happy Masturbation Month!
May 1, 2014 - 11:59 am
Arizona state law does not mandate sexuality education but does say that if a school chooses to provide such classes, students cannot be enrolled without express permission from a parent. This restrictive policy is being cited by some as the reason that so few Tucson students seem to be enrolled in sex ed.
April 30, 2014 - 9:31 am
A task force focusing on sexual assault on college campuses, announced by the White House in January, released its first report Tuesday with recommendations for how administrators should handle this widespread problem.
April 22, 2014 - 4:54 pm
A new report card suggests that where a couple lives may have a lot to do with how many options for treating infertility are readily available.
April 21, 2014 - 2:15 pm
There’s concern that without access to this important prevention method, incidences of both STDs and unintended pregnancies will go up across Cuba.
April 18, 2014 - 1:31 pm
This week, we look at several pieces of new research: scientists discovered how sperm and egg latch on to each other, a study suggests that Viagra may cause melanoma, and researchers question whether Facebook makes women feel fat.
April 9, 2014 - 4:08 pm
A panel of experts now recommends that a baby aspirin each day may be able to prevent up to a quarter of all cases of preeclampsia, a condition that develops in 4 percent of pregnancies and that can be life threatening for both the woman and the developing fetus.
April 9, 2014 - 3:19 pm
The “egg baby” has gone high-tech: Youth advocacy group Do Something has a teen pregnancy campaign that purports to teach young people what it’s like to have a baby via text message. Unfortunately, the campaign fails, in both concept and execution.
April 7, 2014 - 5:34 pm
A new study 30 years in the making finds that, in most doses, fertility drugs do not raise a woman’s risk for breast cancer.