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10% of Couples Use Condoms. Should You Be One of Them?

Condoms are great—they’re available in almost any drug store or clinic and they protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). More than half of U.S. couples use a condom when t…

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Sex 101: How to Stay Sexually Safe If You’re Dating

One night my roommate and I were bored and so we decided to go grab a beer at the bar down the street. It turned into a rather strange evening. First, a really cute guy started flirting with me, th…

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Is Birth Control Info Missing From Chronic Condition Care?

There are a bunch of common health conditions—like high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, and obesity—that affect U.S. women under age 45. Women who have chronic health conditions like these are more …

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Are Your Condoms Vegan?

Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farm…

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Condoms 101: Find Out How Amazing Safer Sex Can Be

If you think condoms aren’t for you, you just haven’t found the right one yet. As CEO at Lucky Bloke, converting non-believers to a better sex life with condoms has become my passion and simply doe…

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Myths & Facts About Getting Pregnant

We got so many questions about pregnancy scares in the comments of the original “Um, can I get pregnant if…?” that we decided it was time for part two. Last time we talked about specific sex acts that…

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The Pill, Only When You Get Lucky?

What if there was a birth control pill you didn't need to take every. single. day? If you like the sound of a pill that works to prevent pregnancy when taken within a few hours of sex, you're not alon…

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Research Finds Sex Can Still Feel Good With Condoms

We've heard some pretty colorful excuses for not using condoms (a.k.a. the only birth control method that protects against STIs). Reducing sensitivity is definitely a big one. Fortunately, science is …

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Having Sex With STDs

Need a quick tip on how to, or if you even should, have sex while infected with an STD? Watch this!…

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Condom 411

Need a quick tip on how effective condoms are? Watch this!…

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