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Majority of Nurses Uncomfortable Talking About Sexuality with Cancer Patients

Nurses and other health care providers are unprepared and uncomfortable when initiating discussions about sexuality with their patients, according to an abstract presented at the 36th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society by nurses from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Women's Issues, Women directors, Entertainment, entertainment industry, teens and sexuality, teenage boys, teenage girls

Study Reveals New Data on Sexiness on Screen

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In a review of the 100 top-grossing films of 2008, communication professor Dr. Stacy L. Smith and Marc Choueti found that Hollywood’s portrayal of females, especially teenage girls, continues to come up short.

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Sex Education, Condom Use, Women's Health, STI, HPV, health risk behaviors, sytematic review, Evidence Review

Safer-Sex Ed for Women Increases Condom Use, Might Reduce Partners

Teaching young women how to prevent sexually transmitted infections increases condom use and might reduce their number of sexual partners.

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Occasional Physical, Sexual Activity Associated with Short-Term Increased Risk of Heart Attack

An analysis of previous studies that examined whether episodic physical activity and sexual activity can act as a trigger for cardiac events found an association between these activities and a short-term increased risk of heart attack and sudden cardiac death, although the absolute risk was small and lessened among persons with high levels of regular physical activity, according to an article in the March 23/30 issue of JAMA.

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Can You Predict Your Mate Will Cheat by Their Voice?

When choosing a partner, women believe the lower the man’s voice, the more likely he’s going to cheat. Conversely, men think a woman with a higher voice is more likely to be unfaithful, researchers have found.

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Facebook Linked To One In Five Divorces in the United States

Loyola psychologist says some simple steps can prevent online relationships from blossoming from friendly talk into full-fledged affairs.

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Pregnancy, teen, HIV, Sex, Infectious Disease, Pediatrics

Teens with HIV at High Risk for Pregnancy, Complications

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers, according to new research led by Johns Hopkins investigators.

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Young People Say Sex, Paychecks Come in Second to Self-Esteem

Young people may crave boosts to their self-esteem a little too much, new research suggests.

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New Study Suggests That a Propensity for One-Night Stands, Uncommitted Sex Could be Genetic

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So, he or she has cheated on you for the umpteenth time and their only excuse is: “I just can’t help it.” According to researchers at Binghamton University, they may be right. The propensity for infidelity could very well be in their DNA.

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If Kissing or Sex Leaves You Tingly, Is It Love or Allergies? Intimate Allergic Reactions Can Be Treated, Allergists Say

Kissing causes allergic reaction for some people with food and medicine allergies, even after waiting hours, brushing teeth. Sex can be an allergen too.







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