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What Do You Know About Endometriosis?Feature
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?
What's REALLY Causing Your Low Sex Drive?

If you have low sex drive, you may have a form of female sexual dysfunction called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Permanent Birth Control: Understanding Your Options
Permanent Birth Control: Understanding Your Options

Are you done having children but unsure if you're ready for permanent birth control? Learn about your options and get help determining if it's the right choice for you with our self-assessment questions, tips for talking with your doctor and more

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills
How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are effective at preventing pregnancy if you use your contraceptives correctly and consistently.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

Sex After 50: More Than Ever?
Sex After 50: More Than Ever?

Even couples who have been married 65 years or more still have sex with some frequency.

5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed
5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed

If your man climaxes more quickly than you'd like, find out how you can prolong the pleasure for both of you.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't
Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't

But have you thought about your sex life? Yes, sex. Believe it or not, there can be Sex During Pregnancy: What Works, What Doesn't!

Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services
Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services

Young people may abstain from seeking sexual and reproductive health care because they fear their parents will find out, a U.S. government report suggests.

U.S. Officials Concerned About Untreatable Gonorrhea
U.S. Officials Concerned About Untreatable Gonorrhea

In an alarming development, British public health experts have confirmed a case of throat gonorrhea that proved untreatable with the standard antibiotic regimen. The patient, a heterosexual man who had just returned to the United Kingdom from Japan, wasn't cured by a pair of antibiotics used as the first-line gonorrhea treatment in many countries, including the United States.

Finding Connection in a Disconnected Country
Finding Connection in a Disconnected Country

When the world around us seems to be going crazy, sometimes it's nice to step back into nature and connect with each other.

How Does HIV Affect Women—Now and in the Future?
How Does HIV Affect Women—Now and in the Future?

Find out how HIV affects women. HIV: The Long View is a report examining challenges for those living with HIV and looking at future treatment and management.

Only Mom’s—Not Dad’s—Stress About Parenting Affects Sex Life
Only Mom’s—Not Dad’s—Stress About Parenting Affects Sex Life

First-time parents may see their sex life hit the skids if mom feels stressed about her parenting skills, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when a new mother was anxious about her parenting abilities, she and her partner tended to be less satisfied with their sex life, compared to other first-time parents.

STDs Are Incredibly Common—So Why the Stigma?
STDs Are Incredibly Common—So Why the Stigma?

Sexually transmitted diseases are much more common among young people than most people believe. That's why it's important to get tested regularly for STDs.

Divorce More Likely After Summer and Winter Holidays
Divorce More Likely After Summer and Winter Holidays

Holidays can be emotionally charged for struggling couples. When things don't go well and holidays don't meet expectations, people may file for divorce.

Light Therapy May Help Men With Low Libido
Light Therapy May Help Men With Low Libido

Light therapy, commonly used to treat seasonal depression, may restore a measure of libido to men who struggle with a low sex drive, a small study suggests.

How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills
How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills

How spouses disagree may predict which ones are more likely to develop certain ailments down the road, new research suggests. Analyzing 156 older couples over 20 years, scientists found that patterns of angry outbursts raised the risk of heart problems, while emotional withdrawal or "stonewalling" could lead to musculoskeletal issues such as back pain or stiff neck.

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?
How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?

HIV transmission is highly unlikely among straight couples who have sex without condoms when one partner carries the virus but takes medication, new research suggests.

Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Can Still Transmit Virus
Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Can Still Transmit Virus

U.S. health officials report that the Zika virus can be spread sexually even when a partner shows no signs of infection.

Loving Your Coworkers Could Boost Your Health
Loving Your Coworkers Could Boost Your Health

Your social links with your coworkers could have a significant impact on your health, researchers say.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do
Men Don’t Cope with Breakups the Same Way Women Do

According to a new expert study, men don’t seek support to deal with the end of a relationship.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.