Women who participated in a 12-month long study where they were given access to free birth control, then had their sexual practices monitored, proved just how unbelievably wrong social conservatives are about free birth control making women more promiscuous.
There's no denying it: Birth control can be awkward. That's why YourTango and Bedsider have teamed up to present you with genius tips for preventing and dealing with awkward moments, from the 'condom conversation' to using a birth control method
New research reveals 20% of people will go to bed with someone who has a sexually transmitted infection, and 39% of those people actively choose to NOT use protection when doing so. Why are we becoming so lax about STIs? Is it because we're numb to the possible consequences? Or do we just not care because medicine will "fix" it?
In case you didn't get the memo, February is National Condom Month. What does this mean for you? It means it's time to really understand just how important condom use is, that is, if you want to keep your body, your lady bits specifically, clean and healthy.
A new study found that the life expectancy of a 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (known as ART), is expected to live into their early 70s. The groundbreaking results prove that living with a positive diagnosis may no longer be a walking death sentence: HIV-positive adults are getting closer and closer to having a life expectancy that echoes the general US population.
The good news: it's highly curable.
Can't get no satisfaction? The situation could be worse than you think. Sure, sexual frustration is ... well, frustrating. But new research suggests it could also be bad for your physical health.
According to a new study on mice, a pill may be in the works that would keep a man's sperm from ever leaving his body — which means birth control may be available for women — and men — sooner than anyone ever expected. Find out how guys feel about their sperm being blocked during ejaculation — and about male birth control in general.
Sometimes the smaller but more immediately tangible effects of smoking can make all the difference when it comes to convincing people (especially young people) to quit. In that vein, here are a few ways that smoking can be bad for your sexual and reproductive health.
If you think you can't survive without sex, you might be right. Here, all the fun ways you get a health boost in bed.
The most common STD and leading cause of cervical cancer among teenage girls has been cut in half, thanks to HPV vaccines ... but not without side effects. A mother and YourTango Expert weighs in on the controversial vaccination.
Most sexual lubricants contain dangerous chemicals. Get the facts!
Did you know that erectile dysfunction occurs in men with diabetes nine times more than in men without the medical condition? If your man needs a reason to pay close attention to his diet and fitness, his sex life should be enough to motivate him.
How long you have been suffering these ailments? Has this happened overnight or chronically, over time? Can you recall an occasion you first encountered this problem? Does your erectile problem bother you all the time or you face a problem at times? Do you encounter this disorder with all your sex partners (in case there are more than one partner) or just a particular one? When you are able to have an erection, are you able to insert the penis into the vagina?