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These Are the Aphrodisiacs That Might Actually Work

For as long as humans have been mating and reproducing, they’ve been searching for ways to boost desire, Michael Krychman, MD, executive director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health explained to Health. Even today, people are frequently on the hunt for natural solutions, like foods or herbal products …

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The Experimental Treatment That Might Prevent Herpes

  By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A drug applied as a vaginal gel may substantially cut women’s risk of contracting genital herpes, a common and incurable sexually transmitted infection. That’s the conclusion of a study published in the Aug. 6 issue of the New …

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10 Ways You're Using Condoms Wrong

It’s been a while since that awkward moment in health class when you learned how to put a condom on a banana. Whether you were actually paying attention or too preoccupied chatting with your friends (and avoiding saying the word “penis” at all costs), it’s possible you may have missed …

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Oscars 2017: Nominees Will Receive a Vagina Fitness Tracker

Every year, Oscar nominees receive the Everyone Wins Nominee Gift Bag, an assortment of extravagant, brand-sponsored gifts ranging from vacation getaways to personal training sessions to a year’s worth of Audi car rentals. This year’s standout gift is the Elvie, a fitness tracker for—wait for it—your vagina. This women’s health …

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Testosterone Patch May Kick

Procter & Gamble By Anne HardingWEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2008 (Health.com) — Postmenopausal women who have lost interest in sex may be able to bring their libidos back to life with a testosterone patch, according to new research published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. However, the use of …

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CDC: Sexual Pain a Reported Symptom in Food Poisoning Outbreak

Istockphoto By Mara BetschTHURSDAY, March 26, 2009 (Health.com) — Food poisoning typically causes nausea, vomiting, and similar symptoms. However, in a small North Carolina outbreak linked to fish consumption, six out of seven people reported sexual pain along with other more common symptoms of food poisoning, according to a report …

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