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What does a healthy open relationship look like?

What does a healthy open relationship look like?

In a culture that favors monogamy, is it possible for couples to have open relationships that work? Recent research that used a novel framework to explore types of monogamy and nonmonogamy suggests that open, consensual nonmonogamous relationships can be healthy and satisfying. New research delves into the conditions that make open relationships happy and healthy. […]

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What to know about Ben Wa balls

What to know about Ben Wa balls

Ben Wa balls, or Kegel balls, are small, weighted balls that a person can insert into their vagina. Some believe that these balls can help a person perform pelvic floor or vagina strengthening exercises. Others say that they can improve sexual pleasure. However, there is no scientific evidence to support these claims. Ben Wa balls […]

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Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood

Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood

Doctors generally advise women against vaginal douching, warning that this practice can upset the delicate balance of vaginal flora and increase the risk of infection. Now, a new study also shows that douching has associations with a higher blood concentration of harmful chemicals. A new study adds to the evidence that vaginal douches may be […]

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What to do if you cannot feel an IUD’s strings

What to do if you cannot feel an IUD’s strings

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What to know about cramping and IUDs

What to know about cramping and IUDs

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Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Undiagnosed chlamydia infection can harm male fertility, a new study suggests. “Chlamydia infection has been associated with women’s infertility but much less is known about its impact on male infertility, particularly if men do not experience symptoms, which is estimated to be in about […]

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US STD Rates Reach All-Time High

US STD Rates Reach All-Time High

By Karina Lichtenstein on 10/15/2019 1:43 PM Latest Sexual Health News Source: MedicineNet Health News STD rates in the U.S. have increased for the fifth consecutive year, reaching an all-time record high, according to 2018 data from the CDC’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report. Approximately 2.5 million combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were […]

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Using Opioids After Vasectomy May Trigger Persistent Use: Study

Using Opioids After Vasectomy May Trigger Persistent Use: Study

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking opioids after a vasectomy doesn’t improve pain control and is associated with increased risk of persistent use of the addictive painkillers months later, a new study says. It included 228 men who had vasectomies performed by eight different urologists. Two of the urologists […]