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Sexual Health

Is Your Date Vaccinated for HPV?

The bad news: Some strains of the super-common STI human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause genital warts and cervical cancer. The good news: There's a vaccine that protects against the most common of the…

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Get Eco-Sexy: 7 Turn-On Essential Oils

Ahhhh.... aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential plant oils for physical and emotional healing. It's associated with Aphrodite (the goddess of love and beauty), sensuality, cos…

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Romance: Love It? Hate It? Want More Of It?

Romance can make you swoon when it's smoldering hot or recoil when it's schmaltzy. If you've tasted it, you probably want more. If you haven't, we can help. And if you hate it, well, we promise not to…

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Birth Control When You’re Living With HIV/AIDS

If you are one of the 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV or AIDS, you might have heard that your choices of birth control are limited. The good news is that many methods—including some of …

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Esquire Magazine’s ‘Praise’ of Women is Actually Just Sexist

Forty-two year old women everywhere will breathe a little easier knowing that this year Esquire Magazine decreed their age as "most alluring."  Somehow this is supposed to be good news to women in the…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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How Common is it to Hook Up With an Ex?

Apparently Rihanna and Drake aren't the only young lovers to break up and make up ... and break up and make up again. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin and Bowling Green State University wa…

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How To Talk To Your Partner About Erectile Dysfunction (Infographic)

Erectile dysfunction is a normal symptom experienced by many men throughout their lifetime. This condition should be checked out by a medical professional as ED can be a sign of underlying health prob…

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Open Enrollment is Over: Can You Still Get Covered?

Over eight million people signed up for health insurance in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace during the 2014 open enrollment period. Were you one of them? If not, the next open enrollment per…

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Can Sex Toys & Kissing Give You HPV?

The latest in HPV: Good news for folks who kiss someone with oral HPV, not so much for those who share sex toys. We've said it before: human papillomavirus (HPV) is incredibly common. But scientist…

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