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Movie Night: Cheri Is Full Of Sex And Seduction

Michelle Pfeiffer plays a cougar from another era in this delightful film. Although Cheri, like its title character, does not reach the depth it strives for, it nonetheless is an enjoyable picture—for those who like the period piece genre.

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Antidepressants Linked To Male Infertility

A new study published in the online edition of Fertility and Sterility has concluded that half of men taking SSRIs could have damaged sperm and compromised fertility. The study, conducted by the New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center, followed 35 healthy male volunteers who took paroxetine (Paxil) for five weeks. At the end of the five weeks, sperm samples were taken from the men and examined to determine whether there were any missing pieces of genetic code in the sperm DNA. Their findings? That the percentage of men with abnormal DNA fragmentation jumped from less than 10% at the beginning of the study to 50% afterward.

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What Divorce Really Feels Like

With piercing honesty, Sandra Tsing Loh writes in The Atlantic about the dissolution of her marriage. She tells us what it's like when two people, who once stood beside each another eager to start the rest of their lives together, are left wondering, "Now what?"

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There Are 2 Types Of Single Women. Which Are You?

In January, I left a live-in relationship after three years. The experience was all the sad adjectives you can imagine. But after the sobbing spells and the heavy drinking, the fog lifted—I was finally single again for the first time since after I graduated college. Naturally, I expected my single friends to react with equal doses of giddy glee. For the record, I'm not the kind of girl who ditches my ladies when I'm dating someone. But lots of time does free up when you become single.

Doctors Notice Upswing In Nipple Surgeries

Doctors Notice Upswing In Nipple Surgeries

London's Harley Medical Group reported today that in the past year doctors have noticed a 30% upswing in nipple surgeries. Doctors note an astonishing number of women going to their doctor's offices wanting to tattoo their areolas a darker shade or even out an asymmetrical flaw.

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10 Dating Mindsets Sabotaging Your Love Life

It's easy to lose yourself over a man, but what if it happens before you even see him for the first time? Ill-fated relationships in the past may have already warped your dating personality and consequently, sabotaged your future with someone else. A new book helps you overcome potential dating pitfalls.

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Do Abortion Ads Glamorize Sex?

The Mail Online states that abortion clinic ads are "sexy," that they "encourage promiscuity," and that they "send the wrong message to women" (conveniently, they don't mention men). Among these "wrong messages": that "sex is fine."

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Single Girl's Guide To The Pre-Wedding Season Funk

Sometimes, a single girl gets upset when she anticipates seeing all her married friends at a wedding. She starts to imagine the looks of pity, probing questions, having to explain herself, the onset of feelings of isolation, and people thinking she’s a freak. This can also happen pre-baby showers and high school reunions—any place where marriage or family (a family other than yours) is being celebrated or where you might see lots of couples.