Recent articles of interest

12 Nov

Here are some articles collected for our November e-Newsletter. If you haven’t seen it and want to be on the list, email sev@stanford to find out more!

“Achieve the Elusive Orgasm” –
If you’re having a hard time reaching the Big O, you’re hardly alone. Studies show that about 10 percent of women have never experienced an orgasm. However, climax is possible for every woman, and their sexual partners can help them get there!

“Are Implantable Contraceptives Effective?” –
Implantable contraceptives are highly effective for preventing pregnancy and seem to be well tolerated by the women who use them, a review of the research shows.

“Telling the Stories Behind the Abortions”
Abortion is a process strewn with dilemmas, describes Dr. Susan Wickland. It is also one that is more common than we let ourselves believe: “Abortion is one of the most common operations in the United States, she said, more common than tonsillectomy or removal of wisdom teeth.”

“Review Says Abstinence-Only Ed Fails Teens” –
Programs that focus exclusively on abstinence have not been shown to affect teenager sexual behavior, although they are eligible for tens of millions of dollars in federal grants, according to a study released by a nonpartisan group that seeks to reduce teen pregnancies.

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