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Is It Time To Have 'The Sex Talk' With Your Parent?

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Many years ago your mom or dad probably had 'the talk' with you. Perhaps over your teen and young-adult years your parent(s) initiated many talks about love, dating, sex and the selection of a life partner. Now, as the adult child of an aging parent, you may find the tables have turned,

Make March 27th National Nina Turner Day (aka 'Happy Birthday Viagra')

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.27.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It was 14 years before anyone came up with another use for Viagra, and that credit goes to Turner, as you can see below. So we proclaim March 27th National Nina Turner Day!

Viagra for Vets - Getting Intimate With PTSD

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

During the struggle with PTSD, an individual often begins to avoid intimacy, even with loved ones. Shameful and embarrassed, many Veterans go to great lengths to hide their trauma, which they perceive as weakness, from their spouses.

Female Sexual Dysfunction: A Case of Pharma Disease Mongering

Allen Frances | Posted 05.05.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

A clear lesson from history: Whenever a profit is to be made by twisting the DSM, it will be twisted. The DSM-5 will give drug companies running room to continue their disease mongering of female sexual disorders, hyping this DSM diagnosis as a means of pushing pills.

Movie Review: Stand Up Guys

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The waste of talent in Fisher Stevens' Stand Up Guys is criminal. It's the movie equivalent of shooting a man in Reno, just to watch him die.

Viagra-Like Chocolate Around The Corner?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home

Those seeking a natural alternative to Viagra have long promoted the Aztec notion that chocolate is an aphrodisiac. Until now, most studies have indic...

Man Sues City Saying He Was Arrested For Carrying Viagra

Posted 11.29.2012 | New York

BRONX — He was treated like a hardened criminal — just for having prescribed Viagra. A Bronx man claims an NYPD detective wrongfully arrested h...

Ads I Don't Want to See

Susan Silver | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Susan Silver

A lot of older actors and actresses are doing commercials. There is nothing new about that, but once you've hit Baby Boomer and beyond, the types of commercials seem to have a sameness about them...

7 Tips For Hot Sex Over 60

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

If you believe the studies, there is a LOT of action going on between the sheets among those over 60 -- and even among those over 70 and 80. A large b...

Abortion & Taxes: Mitt's Favorite Things

Susie Sampson | Posted 12.25.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Looks like the GOP is ready to save America from the liberals! No need for tax returns and certainly no need to spend time talkin' about abortion. Just keep your legs closed... that goes for men and women. Until you're married. And then you can schedule it accordin' to Jesus.

9 Natural Cures For Erectile Dysfunction

Posted 10.10.2012 | Fifty

Nitric oxide. The chemical doesn't sound particularly sexy, but it plays a singular role in triggering male erections, a fact that's been known for 20...

When Is More Not Always Better? Advances in Science That Raise Important Questions

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While advances in science no doubt help us in countless ways, and in no way am I suggesting we impede the development of medicines that improve the quality of our lives, we need to keep a watchful eye on the cultural pressures some unwittingly create.

Hope Springs Takes on Love and Sex in Advanced Age

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Hope Springs, now in theaters, explores how one maintains a decades-old marriage, including a decent sex life, when mutual attraction can no longer be taken for granted.

The Sexual Question That Could Sabotage Your Next Date

Marcy Miller | Posted 09.24.2012 | Divorce
Marcy Miller

Viagra has dramatically altered the entire dating landscape. The sex lives of the young, middle-aged and the old will never be the same.

How My 81-Year-Old Mother Ended Up Promoting Viagra

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.03.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

I suddenly thought that maybe this was my mother crying out for help. Maybe she's selling Viagra on the side, living undercover in Madrid, or trying to set up an adoption. The other reality might be one of the scariest things that can happen to tech-savvy elderly parents: getting hijacked on their computers.

To Tell or Not To Tell?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Intimacy isn't necessarily equated with complete honesty. Here are five commonly kept secrets and suggestions about whether it might be best to tell -- or not tell -- your partner about them.

Why Men Won't Talk About Impotence

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.16.2012 | Fifty
Ann Bauer

In researching my book, I asked men about performance issues. What happens in your head when you can't get it up? How does it become (as I've heard it can be) a self-perpetuating problem? I'm close to literally a dozen fine, garrulous older men. But when I broached this topic, every one of them turned red and stammered and then was struck mute.

5 Bizarre Souvenirs I Brought Back From Vietnam

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.13.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

You can keep your fine art, your lacquerware, your hand-woven silk. When it comes to souvenirs, I want weird.

FDA Approves Vivus's Fast-Acting Viagra Rival

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK, April 27 (Reuters) - Men with erectile dysfunction may not have to plan for sex as far in advance anymore af...

Healthy Lifestyle Primer For Dummies

Penny Love | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Penny Love

Should you get the flu vaccine? Maybe you've been called a Cougar and are pondering Botox (Kathie Lee's looks pretty good). How about the life-lengthening benefits of drinking wine?

Israeli Health Ministry Says 'Honey Sex' Is Bad For You

Posted 04.03.2012 | Weird News

For anyone having too sweet a new year, consider yourself warned. The Israeli Health Ministry is cautioning citizens against a new erotic stimulant...

GOP War on Sex: Is Erection Against Your Employer's "Moral Beliefs"?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Iris Erlingsdottir

The Republicans have managed to alienate the majority of American women, but I can't imagine that the GOP's angry, white, male base is going to like this. The Republicans are in for a headache that no health professional can cure.

How We're All Paying for Rush Limbaugh to Take Viagra (And Why it Costs a Lot More Than Contraception)

June Carbone | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
June Carbone

The Obama administration mandated that private plans cover contraception because doing so will save money, unlike coverage of Rush's Viagra, which does cost the taxpayers money if he bought it through an employer-provided plan.

Why Aren't Men More Outraged by the Oral Contraceptives Debate?

John Blumenthal | Posted 05.09.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

So here's the question, guys: Why is this considered a "women's issue"?

The Harley, Rugby, And Other Signs I'm In Denial About My Age

Chris Carey | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Chris Carey

My wife Mary and I recently celebrated our 60th birthdays. I recognized that I wasn't dealing particularly well with the transition. Here are six ways I have been in outright denial about my age.