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Safer Sex After Open Heart Surgery

When is the “right time” for intimacy after open heart surgery?

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Sex Drive Differs in Men Who Are Depressed

While depression may lead to a decreased sex drive in men or a diminished desire for sexual, the situation isn’t cut and dry and often depends on the severity of depression.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Cancer Survivors: How to Get that Lovin' Feeling Back

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.

By Phyllis Johnson

Gender Identity and Chronic Illness

A powerful story about dealing with chronic illness in a genderfluid world.

By Kirsten Schultz

How Different STDs Can Affect Pregnancy

Being pregnant doesn’t protect you from getting a sexually transmitted infection. Here’s what you should know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Genital Herpes in Pregnancy: What You Should Know

With the proper precautions, you can have a healthy pregnancy with herpes.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor About Your Sex Life

If your doctor doesn’t ask about your sex life with MS, it’s important for you to bring it up yourself.

By Lisa Emrich

How Does Sex Affect Your Heart Health?

Check out these statements on sex and the heart to determine if they are true or false.

By Alisha Bridges

Antidepressants and Your After-50 Sex Life

Having a satisfying sex life may be a challenge for those who take antidepressants. That’s because the medication may contribute to sexual dysfunction.

By HealthAfter50

Julianne Hough Speaks Up About Living With Endometriosis

Julianne Hough of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ speaks out about overcoming the pain of endometriosis, a condition that affects 1 in 10 women.

By Lara DeSanto