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Sex & Seniors

Aug 29, 2014 | Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)

Declaring sexual intimacy as a human right, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, NY develops the nation's first sexual expression policy for a retirement community.


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Working Toward Sexual Health Promotion

Aug 28, 2014 | Sexual Health |General | Comments (0)
Dr. Eli Coleman on the long path towards recognizing sexual health as crucial to overall wellness

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Baby Boomers Getting Older but Not Giving Up on Sex

Jul 24, 2014 | Relationships |Sexual Health | Comments (0)
Sex and the Seniors. This essay from Dr. Pepper Schwartz, featured in ASHA's newest book Creating a Sexually Healthy Nation, gives the scoop on Baby Boomers and navigating the sexual landscape as they age.

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Is Pornography Addictive?

Jan 30, 2014 | Sexual Health |General |Women's Health |Men's Health | Comments (0)

When I was growing up in small towns, porn (at least of the variety offered to heterosexual men) wasn’t that hard to find. There was always an X-rated theater not far away, Playboy and Penthouse were in most of the convenience stores, and so on. The selection was limited though, and acquiring or viewing it usually involved some degree of embarrassment or inconvenience, perhaps even a trip to a drive-in or an aging urban theater whose manager hoped to find fiscal solvency by swapping Mary Poppins for Debbie Does Dallas.


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Mind-Body Connections: Vaginismus in Real Life

Jan 8, 2014 | Reproductive health |Women's Health |Sexual Health | Comments (0)

By the time I had sex for the first time, I was really looking forward to it. My boyfriend and I had planned a getaway weekend in London for the occasion, interrupting the long-distance-ness of our relationship for a few short days. I could just imagine it: typical British rain tapping romantically against the window of our little hotel, while I left virginhood forever in the arms of someone I loved. Perfect, right?

 Not so much. Here’s the thing: it hurt. A lot.


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