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sexual health

LGBT Health

Transgender-friendly health care

Going to the doctor’s office can be stressful for anyone. But that’s especially true if you’re transgender.* Unfortunately, many trans...

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Live Well

3 herpes myths to stop freaking out about

A surprising number of people you know probably have herpes. Shocked? You shouldn’t be, since the virus is very common. According to the World Health...

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Everything you always wanted to know about condoms

It’s the golden rule of safe sex: always use a condom. But has the well-intentioned person who created that rule actually been down the condom aisle...

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Sexual Health

Ask Greg: Can I Get Herpes From a Sex Toy?

Q: Can I get herpes from a sex toy? A: The short answer is: probably not. However, in medicine, nothing is black and white, so there’s always a remote...

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Sexual Health

Ask Greg: Why is Gonorrhea Called the Clap?

Question: Why is gonorrhea called the clap? Greg’s Answer: You’ve gotta love the weird folklore associated with certain nicknames. And this one...

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Men's Health

Ask Greg: Why Do I Get Morning Wood?

We know our readers have some burning sexual health questions. That’s why we asked Greg Sauers, a physician assistant in San Francisco, to serve as our...

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LGBT Health

Why Safe Sex Still Matters, Even If You’re on PrEP

Thirty years ago, an HIV diagnosis was often considered a death sentence. Today, the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS is not only thought of as...

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Sexual Health

So, How Much Sex is Normal?

Some topics are easy to bring up at the doctor’s office. Others you’d rather discuss over cocktails than in a clinic. If you’re more of a...

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