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Sexual Health in the News: Sep 1 - Sep 7

Navigating Dating With an STI - SheKnows
Dating is even more difficult for people who have an STI. In this article, NCSH member Jenelle Marie Pierce shares options for disclosing one's STI status.

Do You Really Need to Pee Before Sex? - SheKnows 
NCSH spokesperson Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, MD is quoted in this article on the benefits for women of peeing before or after having sex.

HPV Researchers, Planned Parenthood Win Prestigious Lasker Medical Awards  - The Washington Post
Two National Cancer Institute researchers whose work led to the development of vaccines that prevent cervical cancer and Planned Parenthood have won the highly prestigious Lasker Award.

HIV PrEP for Adolescent Men Found to Be Safe, Effective - UPI    
A recent study found the use of preexposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for the prevention of HIV in adolescent, sexually active men is safe and effective.          

This Unreliable Birth Control Method Has Doubled in Use Among Men - Cosmopolitan
Although a recent CDC study found that more men are using contraception, much of that increase is due to more men using withdrawal, a method with the highest failure rate.           

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Using A Sex Swing - Women's Health
Some forays into new sexual territory require nothing more than a little courage, communication, and maybe some good lube. Others, like using a sex swing, may feel a bit more intimidating.

Does Watching Porn Ruin Your Sex Life? 7 Ways It Affects Your Relationship, According To Science - U.S News & World Report
How watching porn affects your relationship depends on who you are, who your partner is, and how you're using porn.

Why Cardiac Arrest During Sex Is Deadlier Than Any Other Activity - Men's Health  
New research has found that Cardiac arrests that occur during sex are more deadly than those that occur during other kinds of physical activity.  

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