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Tag Archive | "Health"

Dear Dr. Kate: Am I Wired Not to Orgasm?

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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photo via flickr Dr. Kate is back, and ready to answer more of your questions on women’s sexual health! We missed her like crazy, and we’re sure you did, too. For the newbies around here, Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City, and she answers your medical [...]

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LELO’s Latest: The Rotating AND Vibrating Hula Beads

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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sponsored post LELO is unstoppable! They’ve just released yet another new toy: HULA Beads™ — the world’s first ever remote-controlled pleasure beads that rotate and vibrate at the same time. Its features include: Remote Controls with SenseMotion™ Technology 8 Stimulation Modes (6 Standard, 2 SenseMotion™) 100% Waterproof Rechargeable (2 Hours’ Use) Ultra-smooth, Body-safe Silicone Design [...]

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Top 10 Worst “Breast Cancer Awareness” Memes

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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Don’t get us wrong: We’re all for raising awareness of breast cancer  (we just wish other forms of cancer had such good publicity reps), but we think sometimes all this supposed “awareness” can lull people into thinking they’ve actually contributed something worthwhile and concrete. At their best, these online awareness memes usually do nothing at [...]

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Sex After Miscarriage & Stillbirth

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Reconceiving Loss is a new online resource for people coping with losing a pregnancy or an infant. There are articles on health and wellbeing, yoga and meditation suggestions, and opportunities for healing through creative expression (e.g. writing, photography, even playlist compilation). One of their contributors, clinical psychologist Dr. Julie Bindeman, recently wrote about sex after [...]

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What Is the PS-Spot?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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This is part of our continuing series on Top Body “Spots” that any self-respecting, shall we say, “anatomy enthusiast” should be familiar with. Even if this is old news to you, it’s always a good idea to brush up: The PS-Spot a.k.a. perineum & the perineal sponge Not to be confused with the P-Spot in men, this area [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Nuva Ring

Friday, June 21, 2013

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  Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City. Here’s one of her most popular Em & Lo columns from the archives: When it comes to hormonal birth control, I get more questions about the NuvaRing than any other method — for proof, just check out the comments [...]

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Angelina Jolie’s Boobs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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photo via Flickr Angelina Jolie wrote an op ed in the New York Times today about her decision to have a preventive double mastectomy in order to greatly reduce her risk of breast cancer, which she had an almost 90% chance of getting due to a “faulty” gene (BRCA1) which greatly predisposes carriers to the disease. Her acting [...]

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My Meds Are Making My Dreams Sexually Terrifying

Thursday, April 18, 2013

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Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it. This week, another reader continues the running Sapphic theme and asks Lauri: I have recently been diagnosed with depression and [...]

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In Defense of the Slut

Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Our contributor Jewely Hoxie studies Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz (read her blog here). She has this to stay about the slut stigma… How many times have you heard people say, “If she wasn’t such a slut…” or, “She’s kind of a slut, but…” or, “I can’t believe she’s slept with [...]

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Comment of the Week: Orgasms Make Me Gassy

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Reader Brak Wiend (heh) wrote the following in response to the post “Dear Dr. Joe: Do Some Men Fart When They Ejaculate?” The comment made us laugh and wince at the same time, but mostly it made us want to give this poor guy a hug (except without squeezing too hard, given his tendencies). Seriously, though, [...]

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