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The Context of Sex

Carin Bondar | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science
Carin Bondar

We're not the only girls in the animal kingdom who fall for the wrong guys, strategize about finding 'Mr. Right' and occasionally fend off the advances of unwelcome suitors. Like many other ladies, from beetles to chickens to dolphins, we're generally the 'choosy' sex.

Cara Santa Maria

Is Sex For Pleasure Uniquely Human? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.13.2012 | Education

You've probably heard the rumors that dolphins are the only other mammals that have sexual intercourse for pleasure. It appears as though this is almost true, depending again on how one defines sex for pleasure.

Catherine Pearson

Is Male Birth Control Coming? The Gates Foundation Thinks | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Women

When some of the most innovative thinkers in contraception research meet to discuss the future of birth control this weekend, they won't just be discu...

7 Billion And Counting: Challenges as World Population Hits Milestone

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

She's a 40-year-old mother of eight, with a ninth child due soon. The family homestead in a Burundi village is too small to provide enough food, and t...

Pop Music Is Human Nature

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Barry Kaufman

I've got a proud confession to make: I'm a pop music junkie. Drizzy Drake, Britney, Adele, Nicki, Ke$ha, you name it. I love it. But I've got to admit...

Sperm Donor Fathers 150 Kids, System Under Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Concerns are being raised about the lack of regulation of sperm donors in the United States, after one anonymous man was found to have fathered 150 ch...

The Hypocrisy of Being Green and Making Babies

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green
Toni Nagy

I find myself second-guessing every environmental decision since I produced this little being of natural destruction.

California's Flammability Standard Puts Children at Risk

Sarah Janssen | Posted 06.17.2011 | Home
Sarah Janssen

A study published this week in the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives is further evidence that California children are the most highly exposed...

I Am Creative

Alanna Zabel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alanna Zabel

Mantra: I Am Creative, Posture/Exercise: The Butterfly Hip Opener Pose

International Surrogate Pregnancy Industry On The Rise

The Wall Street Journal | TAMARA AUDI and ARLENE CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a hospital room on the Greek island of Crete with views of a sapphire sea lapping at ancient fortress walls, a Bulgarian woman plans to deliver a b...

Robert Edwards Wins Nobel: Test-Tube Baby Pioneer Awarded Medicine Nobel

AP | MALCOLM RITTER and KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The Nobel Prize in medicine went to a man whose work led to the first test tube baby, an achievement that helped bring 4 million infa...

Birth Control Could Help Developing World Combat Climate Change

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Giving contraceptives to people in developing countries could help fight climate change by slowing population growth, experts said Frid...

I'm Pregnant -- Just Serve Me Some Coffee And No One Gets Hurt

Pauline Millard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pauline Millard

Is a guy with a 10th grade education also an OB/GYN? "I could smoke crack if I wanted to," I said. "So why don't you make it a large coffee?"

Love Can't Buy You Money

Beth Kohl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Kohl

First, what is with this doctor? Suleman sought treatment from the same reproductive specialist who enabled her first six children. He already knew she had six.

The Politicization of Sex and Reproduction

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

Instead of policies based on extreme ideology, we need to start a new dialogue about reproductive and sexual health that is based on sound, science-based public policies.

Too Young for This: Menopause at 32

Alice Crisci | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alice Crisci

I've been receiving Lupron injections since before chemo, throwing my body into "menopause" as opposed to real menopause. No more periods. No more PMS. No more cancer. Maybe, no more eggs.