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5 Signs That Male Infertility Could Be The Problem

Compared to females, the signs & symptoms of male infertility are less visible & therefore may not be the focus when a couple is unable to conceive through regular sexual intercourse. There are, however, some signs that may suggest that male infertility is the problem as fertility expert Pranay Shah MD explains.
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Toxic Chemicals Are a Threat to the Health of Our Children

Prenatal exposure to toxic chemicals is linked to preterm birth, birth defects, childhood cancer, obesity, diabetes, asthma, & lasting harm to the brain. SafetyNEST, a startup whose mission is to be the most trusted source for pregnant women & their healthcare providers, helps safeguard babies’ against everyday toxic chemicals.

Do It Yourself Sperm Counts In The Privacy Of Your Home

The Trak Male Fertility Testing System helps men monitor key fertility parameters & correlate them to lifestyle factors known to impact sperm quality.
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13 Reasons Why a Vasectomy is a Better Choice for Men...

Did you know that vasectomies can be performed on men and women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy.
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Extreme Grooming of Pubic Hair is Linked to Increased STI Risk

Researchers from UCSF have found an association between pubic hair grooming and sexually transmitted infections.
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How to Help Your Kids Form Healthy Attitudes about Sex

Even preschoolers need to know the difference between safe touch (nice touches of body areas not covered by a swimsuit) and bad touches.
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Health Insurance for Infertility: What You Need to Know

It's best to understand your health insurance and other payment options before embarking on infertility treatment.

Infidelity: Did Your Genes Make You Do It?

Can our hormones provide a biological explanation for infidelity?
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Oxytocin: Hormone of Love and Kinship

Oxytocin, the love hormone, also plays a role in the emergence of inter-group conflict and violence.
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LARCs: A Better Way to Reduce Abortions

Could long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) provide the much needed middle ground in the contentious abortion debate?
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Should Athletes Have Sex on Friday Night?

The Rabbis of the Talmud decreed that having sex on Friday is a Mitzvah (a must do)! But I have a sneaking suspicion they didn’t have athletic performance in mind.
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Testosterone: A Time Bomb Waiting to Go Off

Testosterone supplementation is fraught with risks. Increased incidence of strokes, blood clots, and fueling of dormant prostate cancer. It also results in testicular atrophy and gynecomastia (enlarged breasts).