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Living With HPVnew

It's the STD that afflicts millions. And yet few have come forward to share their travails with this nightmarish virus. Now one woman is ready to tell her story.
Boston Phoenix  |  Lisa Spinelli  |  09-02-2009  |  Culture

Alt.Health: Make Sure Your Bike Seat is a Perfect Fitnew

Seat, saddle, whatever. Those things can get uncomfortable for your delicate bits. In rare cases, women can lose sensitivity and swell up. For men, it can be more serious, and there's even talk that too much of that long-term pressure on the penile region can make the little admiral stop saluting.
NOW Magazine  |  Elizabeth Bromstein  |  08-17-2009  |  Advice

Did You Know? May Is National Masturbation Monthnew

If you didn't know May was National Masturbation Month, you're not alone. The annual observance doesn't have a hugely high profile. It started in 1995 in -- where else? -- San Francisco, as a response to the forced resignation of U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  05-18-2009  |  Sex

Sex Files: It's Never Too Late for Men to Deal With Premature Ejaculationnew

About 30 percent of men climax earlier than they want. Usually, the more anxious men get about the problem, the less control they have, creating a self-perpetuating cycle. The good news, however, is that it is often possible to make a clean break and start anew.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Annette Owens  |  07-30-2008  |  Advice

Florida's Last Sexual Surrogatenew

Though most psychologists no longer view surrogate therapy as radical, the practice is rare these days. Dozens of surrogates were spread across the country in the 70s and 80s, but today there are fewer than 30 licensed practitioners. And there is just one certified surrogate working in Florida: Catherine.
Miami New Times  |  Michael J. Mooney  |  07-07-2008  |  Sex

Teens and STDs: The Silent Epidemicnew

Many were shocked when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported last year that one in four teenage girls had contracted a sexually transmitted disease -- but Milwaukee experts weren't. Milwaukee has a long-standing problem not only with teen pregnancy, but with teen STDs as well.
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  05-23-2008  |  Science

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