Sexual Health - Prevention

Could Your Partner Have Alexithymia?

This little-known personality trait may be causing an emotional disconnect between you and your spouse. Here's how to spot it, and how to reconnect again.

Be Smart About Sex (at Any Age)

Adults ages 50 and older are at an increased risk for STDs. Here's what you need to know to avoid catching or spreading serious diseases.

Overactive Bladder & Sex

This condition, especially common in women, can have embarrassing ramifications in the bedroom. Here's how to cope.

Safe Sex at Any Age

Think you're too old to pick up a sexually transmitted disease? Think again.

Mittleschmerz: A Pain in the Pelvis

Those sharp pains mid-menstrual cycle? Most likely Mittleschmerz. Learn more about it, plus get tips on how to ease the discomfort.

Your Daughter's First Gynecologic Visit: What You Both Need to Know

Understanding how the appointment will go can help alleviate any worries for you and her.

Are You at Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Rates of this condition have doubled since the 1970s. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be controlled; others, like age and genetics, cannot.

Why Is Syphillis on the Rise?

You might think that syphillis is no longer a concern, but in fact it's becoming a public health issue once more.

Kegels Are Not Just for Women

When done properly and practiced regularly, Kegels can help men prevent or control urinary incontinence.

AIDS: How to Talk to Kids and What They Should Know

An infectious disease specialist interprets the latest statistics and provides tips for talking to youngsters about the disease.

Yeast Infections: Not Just a Woman's Problem

That s right. Men can contract yeast infections too. Learn how.

Downsides to Using Spermicides

Consider this if spermicides are a part of your birth control plan.

What Causes Impotence in Men?

Thanks to TV ads erectile dysfunction is no longer under the covers. Still, misconceptions remain. Learn what causes impotence and ways to reduce your risk.

IUD Pros and Cons

Popular in the 80s, this form of birth control is making a comeback. Here's what to consider.

How Empathy Affects Your Love Life

At the heart of healthy relationships, you'll find communication and understanding. These same qualities are essential in the bedroom.

Avoid These Common Condom Mistakes

Protect your health by learning how to avoid these common blunders.

Plan B: How Does the Morning After Pill Work?

Here are the basics to know about emergency contraception before you need it.

How Your Relationship Status Affects Your Health

Single? Married? Divorced? Your answer may have a direct impact on your health.

What You Need to Know About Testicular Cancer

Here are the risk factors, screening options, symptoms, and treatment methods for testicular cancer, a type of cancer that results in hundreds of deaths each year in the U.S.

Are You Too Nice For Your Own Good?

Learn how to find the middle ground between being accommodating and being stepped on.

The Truth About the Genital Herpes Vaccine

Researchers may finally have a vaccine for herpes. But will it be as beneficial as you hope?

Don't Let Lupus Affect Your Love Life

For millions of people living with lupus, having a satisfying love life can be complicated. It doesn't have to mean life without one, however. Here's how to keep your the bedroom sizzling even if lupus is part of your life.

A Year of Living Less Dangerously

Keeping up with all your health screenings may seem daunting, but this list can get you started on a year of healthy living.

Does Being Intimate Affect Your Immunity?

A healthy love life will bring you closer to your partner and strengthen your relationship. But can it improve your overall health and protect you from illness?

Just a Kiss? 4 Infections Transmitted Through Kissing

While your intentions may be innocent, the illnesses that can be transmitted through a simple smooch are not. Watch out for these.

How to Choose the Right Birth Control

Selecting the right form of birth control depends on a variety of factors including hormone levels and sexual habits. Follow these five tips to make an educated decision.

5 Reasons Why You Cannot Orgasm

If you're having trouble climaxing, you're not alone. Many older adults have difficulty achieving orgasm. Here, five reasons why you're having difficulty.

Moderate Exercise: Good for You and Good for Your Sperm

Having too much or too little of something can be harmful. Learn how having a balancing act with exercise can create optimal health for your sperm.

The Link Between Nerve Damage and ED

Nerve damage doesn't only affect the legs, fingers, and the toes. It can also result in erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence. Read on to find out how you can prevent ED from affecting you.

Broken Hearts: How Your Relationship Affects Your Heart Health

The ups and downs associated with relationships don't pertain only to emotions. In fact, your partnership, good or bad, can have a real effect on your body.
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