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Obesity May Be Linked to Early Puberty, Study Finds

Girls are reaching puberty as young as 8, and new research suggests that rising rates of obesity may be the driving factor behind this trend.

Girls are reaching puberty as young as 8, and new research suggests that rising rates of obesity may be the driving factor behind this trend.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Valentine’s Edition

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This special Valentine’s Day edition of the Sexual Health Round Up looks at the increasing number of pubic hair grooming accidents that land people in the ER, the myth about how many calories sex burns, and the possibility of a ride in a condom cab.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Childbirth May Cause Post-Traumatic Stress but Not Memory Loss

In this week’s sexual health roundup: one study shows us that a significant proportion of women experience post-traumatic stress disorder in women (especially those who don’t use pain medications) while another one suggests that childbirth may improve memory function. A study in men suggests that obesity is linked to erectile dysfunction. 

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Crime and Obesity: Let’s Get to the Heart of the Problems

Even a cursory look at correctional and obesity statistics in the United States reveals deep-seated disparities which knee-jerk reactions—in particular those that blatantly ignore color and class—cannot fix.

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“No Fat Talk” Week: Cutting Fat Talk from Our Verbal Diets

“Fat Talk” is a ritual with a special prominence between women, in groups or pairs, and makes it more difficult to have a rational, emotion-free relationship with diet and exercise. And that’s why we need to get rid of it.

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