We know it's not really about Mr. Stork. But we might not be up to speed on key aspects of conception.
January 27, 2014 Many women don't know when they're most likely to get pregnant each month, and some think certain positions will boost the odds, a survey finds. There are also big gaps in knowledge about risk factors for infertility and birth defects.
Almost half of high-schoolers have had sexual intercourse, but teens almost never ask their doctors about sexual health.
December 30, 2013 Teenagers would sooner die than ask about birth control or other sexual health issues at a doctor visit. But if pediatricians bring the subject up, teenagers are happy they had the chance to talk, a study finds. But one-third of doctors aren't taking the lead.
November 12, 2013 Most people testing positive for a sexually transmitted disease may want to do the right thing and let former sexual partners know. But such conversations aren't easy. In Spokane, you can ask the health department to make the call — and not use your name.
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August 28, 2012 A national study found less than half of young men had received any sexual or reproductive health services in the previous year. Of those, the most commonly reported service was a testicular exam.
Having trouble in bed? Don't expect your gynecologist to ask.
March 22, 2012 Most gynecologists don't ask patients about their sexual orientation or if they're having sexual problems, a new study finds. That makes it hard for women to get appropriate medical care, the researchers say.
March 3, 2011 The largest federal survey of sexual health and sexual behavior shows that fewer young people are having sex than in 2002. Researchers says more teenagers and young adults may be delaying sexual activity.
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