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Porn Performers Defy Producers, Say They Want Condoms

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

Porn performers are coming out of the woodwork to express their preference for condom use on set, defying producers' claims that actors prefer to go w...

Travelling America to Open Conversation About Youth Sexual Health

Katelyn Bryant-Comstock | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Katelyn Bryant-Comstock

Each city we stopped in, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Denver, Omaha, Chicago and Pittsburgh, I set off on foot, stopping people to ask them questions about how their friends talk about sex, and what they thought the barriers were to sexual health information and how we could change this.

So, You Think You're Cool Because You Hate Condoms?

Melissa White | Posted 11.18.2013 | Women
Melissa White

It doesn't take a genius to point out that we, collectively, are in a lot of danger. Especially when you begin counting the number of sexual partners we've each had individually... Oh, and then multiply it with the partners our partners have had.

5 Things Every Woman Should Carry In Her Purse

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty

You never know when you are going to be called to the stage on TV's "Let's Make A Deal" and asked to produce a hair net in exchange for $100 or a chan...

What the Hell is Going On in...My Sex Life?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

• "Will I ever find a deep sexual connection with a soul mate?" • "I married young and didn't enjoy sex with my spouse. Now that I'm single again,...

When It Comes To STD Lawsuits, Porn Star Is Just The Beginning

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

The prosecution of an adult film actor who was sentenced to jail last week for exposing two co-stars to syphilis is rare both within the porn industry...

LOOK: This Wedding Dress Is Made Of...Condoms?!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

Last week: wedding dress made out of toilet paper. This week: wedding dress made out of condoms! Australia's Illawarra Mercury reported Friday that...

All Single, Sexually Active Post 50s Should Read This

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | JOAN PRICE | Posted 06.08.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com STDs are on the rise for people 50+, so if you think you can't get a sexually transmitted disease, think again. Qu...

N.C. Bill Will Discourage Sexually Active Teens From Using Birth Control

Laura Stepp | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Laura Stepp

I'm all for parents knowing, or trying hard to know, what's going on with their children, including their teenage children. But there are ways to do that that don't raise the odds that a sexually active daughter will forego birth control.

Lucia Graves

Does Climate Change Drive Prostitution? (Made You Click)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

The Internets were abuzz this week with tales of how Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), that notorious Berkeley liberal, introduced a resolution claiming th...

Catherine New

Condoms Get Major Upgrade

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.08.2013 | Small Business

Let's face it, for many people the classic latex condom is an unsensational product at best. And for nearly a century, no one really bothered to make ...

What Male Circumcision Taught Us About the Future of Funding for Global Health

Karl Hofmann | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Karl Hofmann

The story of male circumcision in Southern and Eastern Africa illustrates the power of private investments, and their ability to unlock the funding that is needed to bring existing health solutions to the hardest to reach areas of the developing world.

STDs: Don't Put Your Sexual Health in Jeopardy

Deborah Arrindell | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Deborah Arrindell

Trichomoniasis, or "Trich," is the most common, curable STD in the United States, yet a recent survey by the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) found that only one in five women are familiar with it.

Robin Wilkey

Think You Have An STD? There's An App For That.

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.07.2013 | San Francisco

Just when you thought apps couldn't get any better/worse, in comes one to (ahem) blow the rest out of the water. Since it's now possible to prevent...

Doctor's Advice: How to Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Intent | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Intent

You need to have The Talk with your kid. And not just once but many times, slowly, over many years.

SPREAD THE LOVE: Grown-Up Valentines Remind Women How To 'Live Right At Night'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Black Voices

Love, feelings and fun topped the list of reasons a group of 20-something African-American women had sex, according to a survey conducted by researche...

WRAP IT UP! Report Reveals Disturbing Info On State STD Rates

Hannah Bricker | Posted 02.07.2013 | San Francisco

Despite state-wide efforts to combat the rise of sexually transmitted diseases, syphilis is on the rise in California. A new report from the Califo...

Surprising Find About Sex And Condoms?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Women

What a new study suggests about sexual pleasure.

The Voicemail I Never Expected From My OB-GYN

Brooke Carey | Posted 03.22.2013 | Women
Brooke Carey

When she left me a message telling me to call her back, I worried the news would not be good.

Itching and Burning and Bumps, Oh My! A Guide to Vaginal Issues

Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park

Women are bound to experience issues "down there" from time to time. It's perfectly normal! See your doctor with any concerns you may have, and remember that vaginal issues are nothing to be embarrassed about.

Breaking It Down: The Human Papillomavirus

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been recognized as a transmissible pathogen for the past several decades, the controversial use of HPV vaccines has vaulted the pesky bug into eyes of the mainstream media and scientific communities alike.

Ask OB/GYN Dr. Lauren Streicher A Question!

Posted 11.13.2012 | MarloThomas

I will be meeting with OB/GYN Dr. Lauren Streicher soon on Mondays with Marlo! Dr. Streicher is well-versed on women's health, so now is your chance t...

STDs In Porn Industry Higher Than Reported

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

Supporters of a ballot measure to require condoms on porn shoots released an independent study Thursday that found undiagnosed sexually transmitted di...

Guess Who Has More STDs: Porn Stars Or Prostitutes

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LA porn stars have significantly higher rates of sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) than legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a report publishe...

Teenagers Have Sex: Deal With It

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 12.12.2012 | New York
Marianne Mollmann

High School students under the age of 19 account for approximately one-third of all newly diagnosed sexually transmitted infections in New York State. And not surprisingly, teen mothers are much less likely to graduate from high school than their peers who didn't give birth.