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Unsafe Sex, Contraception And The Discipline

The New York City Health Department reports that the residents of New York City practice unsafe sex, which is a cause of disease and more health and family problems. The department tries to promote more contraseption use when practicing sex. However, is the the contraseption use that is lacking or the discipline and the responsibility?

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Over 1 Million Develop Cervical Dysplasia

In the United States alone, approximately three-and-a-half million women have abnormal Pap smear tests each year. More than a third of these women develop cervical dysplasia, also known as Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN), a condition caused by the sexually transmitted Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).

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Review Determines Most Effective Emergency Contraception Method

A new review has found that the hormonal pill mifepristone is the most effective emergency contraception method to prevent unwanted pregnancy. In the United States, however, the drug has not gained government approval for this use.

With emergency contraception, women use hormonal pills or a copper intrauterine device to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. These methods are used after sex but before pregnancy occurs.

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Face Tells Everything About Person's Sexual Intentions

Study showed that women can judge if a man is looking for a short-term or long-term sexual relationship just taking a look at man's face. Men can also judge woman's sexual intentions, but they are less successful in guessing than man.

A study by Universities of Aberdeen, St Andrews, and Durham is the first one to show the link between the way people look and their sexual attitude. There are also other studies showing that face can tell a lot about a person.

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Sex Life Still Alive For Physically Challenged

Sexuality does not end when a person experiences the effects of a spinal cord injury. Issues of meeting potential partners, building self confidences and enhancing sexual function are an essential part of adjusting to life after an injury. Many physical and emotional changes take place during the rehabilitation process and the matter of being able to perform sexually usually becomes an issue of importance. The truth is that as time passes, those with spinal cord injury find a greater appreciation for sexuality and many will move on to find greater emotional closeness with their partner.

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