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Teens and Sex: Do virginity pledges work?

123rf By Theresa TamkinsMONDAY, Dec. 29, 2008 (Health.com) — As many as one in eight teens in the United States takes a virginity pledge at some point, vowing to wait until they’re married before having sex. But do such pledges work? Are pledge takers more likely than other teens to …

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Women Under 18 May Soon Have Access to Morning

TUESDAY, March 24, 2009 (Health.com) – A US court ruling this week may ease restrictions on the over-the-counter sale of morning-after pills, sold as Plan B, to women under 18. A federal judge, U.S. District Judge Edward Korma, told the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make the product available …

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Women Who Really Enjoy Breast

As if yesterday’s news of a Swedish man trying to lactate wasn’t quite strange enough, consider this: Some women find breast-feeding so pleasurable that they may actually orgasm while feeding their newborns. [Momlogic] Swine flu has the worrisome of the world up in arms. Companies are using the hype to boost …

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The Pill Turns 50

FRIDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) — Untold millions of women have taken it at some point in their lives, Loretta Lynn wrote a song about it, people have been arrested for it and it’s still one of the most common prescription drugs in the world. And it’s simply known as …

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6 Strategies to Avoid Stress, Healthy Meal Swap Ideas, and 100

Don’t worry about it—literally! Six strategies to calm common concerns. [RealSimple] The contraception conversation gains some focus: Male birth control could go from debate topic to reality in about 10 years. [TIME Healthland] Never grocery shop on an empty stomach! Or with hungry children. These shopping tips can help you avoid cabinets …

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