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Why You're Crying and Emotional After Sex

Sex has lots of proven body benefits: It can help reduce pain, make it easier to sleep, and strengthen your immune system. But it also may have an unexpected effect on your mood, leaving you feeling sad and blue after the action is over—so much so that you might finding yourself crying. This sadness has a name: …

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Study Finds 10% of Tweens, Teens Have 'Sexted'

Getty Images By Anne Harding MONDAY, December 5, 2011 (Health.com) — “Sexting”—the practice of taking sexually explicit photos and sending them to peers via cell phones or the Internet—may be less common among U.S. adolescents than previous research and media reports have suggested, according to a new nationwide study. In …

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Surgeon Claims to Have Found the 'G

By Anne Harding TUESDAY, April 24, 2012 (Health.com) — Eureka! A retired professor of gynecology is claiming to have found anatomical proof of the existence of the “G-spot,” the quasi-mythical erogenous zone that is said to bring on vaginal orgasms in some women. In a paper published this week in …

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Yes, You Can Have an Orgasm While Working Out

If you’ve been lacking gym motivation lately, here’s some news that might boost your drive: It’s possible to have an orgasm during exercise. Yes, you read that correctly. In fact, that’s exactly what happened to Sports Illustrated model Jessica White during an especially sweaty sesh: “I was doing these squats …

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Female Orgasms May Have a Purpose (Other Than Just Fun)

MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The female orgasm—famously faked by Meg Ryan in “When Harry Met Sally”—may have its true roots in evolution as an aid to conception, new research suggests. In their study, researchers at Yale University noted that while the male orgasm’s role in getting the …

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Is Anal Sex Dangerous? A Gynecologist Explains

When Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site Goop devotes space to a feature about anal sex for hetero couples, it makes some waves. The Q&A with psychoanalyst Paul Joannides, author of The Guide to Getting It On!, delved into the history of anal and its rising popularity, as well as some how-to …

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