A new study offers an unprecedented look at the sex lives of women around the world and how they use "sex tech" to find partners and educate themselves.
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The sexual and reproductive health of teens and young adults has shifted during the pandemic. Loss of independence and privacy are two concerns.
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Doctors hear many of the same basic questions about sex from their patients.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Revised blood donation restrictions for men who have sex with men have summoned calls for a permanent lifting of the rules. An expert weighs in.
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Sexual health interventions offered at school or community centers boost both abstinence and condom use in black teens, a new study shows.
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Pandemics up our sense of disgust, which can make us want to avoid risks like casual sex, researchers say. Young men, however, are the least disgusted.
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The cervix is sensitive, and surgeons need to acknowledge the part it plays in some women's pleasure
Sexual health experts say it's a misconception that the cervix is insensitive, which can have implications for some medical procedures.
March 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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An expert busts a few chocolate myths, including whether women are more into it, and whether it boosts romance as an aphrodisiac.
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Young sexual minority men need education about the risks, symptoms, and prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV), new research shows.
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