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725 Articles Matching "sexual"

58% Of Women Surgeons Suffer Sexual Harassment: Why This May Hurt You Too

Feb 17, 2019 , Forbes
84% of the harassment incidents went essentially unreported. Here is why this is a patient care...
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Two Crises In One: As Drug Use Rises, So Does Syphilis

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A significant portion of syphilis transmission in heterosexuals occurs among people who use drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a new report shows. Public health officials warn that you can’t treat one problem without addressing the...
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Is There a Right Time for Sex After Childbirth?

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
There's really no one-size-fits-all time for resuming sexual activity. The six-week guideline seems widely accepted, but researchers were not able to find evidence to support...
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Background Checks, Other Campus Reforms Included In Settlement Over USC Gynecologist

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The case involves hundreds of students and alumni who have accused Dr. George Tyndall of committing sexual or inappropriate conduct during physical exams. Beyond the monetary damages in the settlement, USC will have to agree to conduct background checks that delve into prior history of sexual harassment, improve employee training, and bolster staffing so that female students always have the option of seeing a female doctor. The university will also be asked to create a position for “an...
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Advances In Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Give Many Hope, But Others Have ‘Panic’ Of Being Left Behind

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Because the progressive disease is a complicated one that involves 1,500 rearrangements in the genetic code, about 10 percent of CF patients lack a treatment to slow down the disease and will die in their 40s. Other public health news focuses on cancer rates and obesity; aging surgeons; intimacy after cancer; walking buddies; cancer overtreatment for men; DNA tests; male sexuality; listening to your body; signs of depression; inmates' mental illness; Ebola; diabetes; women's heart attacks and...
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Hate Crimes Based On Sexual Orientation Skyrocket In D.C. Amid National Trend Of Increasing Rates

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity accounted for nearly half of the city’s total hate crimes in 2018. While some experts say the rise in hate crime rates could be because the public is more aware of reporting it now, others point to a national trend. Meanwhile, nearly 2 percent of high school students are now identifying as transgender....
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As we age, sexual activity still important for wellbeing

Jan 31, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - The benefits of a healthy sex life aren't limited to young adults, according to a UK study that found intimacy and sexual activity are important for older adults' well-being, too....
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Online sexual, cosmetic health company Hims lands $100M in funding

Jan 30, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
This funding comes on the heels of the company's launch of Hers, a female health-focused online order and delivery...
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Planned Parenthood rolls out chatbot to answer teens' sexual health, wellness questions

Jan 26, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The new chatbot, called Roo, was designed to help teen girls between the ages of 13 to...
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Trump Administration Rules Foster Program That Only Works With Heterosexual Couples Can Receive Federal Funding

Jan 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“The government should not be in the business of forcing foster care providers to close their doors because of their faith," said Lynn Johnson, HHS's assistant secretary for children and families. Under the Obama administration, the program had been found to violate an anti-discrimination regulation....
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A Hidden History of Sexual Violence Can Complicate the Clinical Encounter

Jan 24, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Long-term physical and psychological health effects. illustration by hana cisarova for AJN According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the U.S., “one in three women and one in six men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact at some point in their lives.” The report notes the high correlation between sexual [...] The post A Hidden History of Sexual Violence Can Complicate the Clinical Encounter appeared first on Off the...
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Nurse Arrested in Birth to Incapacitated Woman

Jan 24, 2019 , WebMD
Nathan Sutherland, 36, was a licensed practical nurse who looked after the woman. He was arrested on suspicion of one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse, the Associated Press...
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Doctors Leave Center Where Injured Woman Had Baby

Jan 23, 2019 , WebMD
Two doctors who provided care for an incapacitated woman who had a baby after being sexually assaulted are no longer looking after patients at the long-term care center in...
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Combe makes investment in Sustain Natural

Jan 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Vagisil’s parent company is making a strategic move to support a company focused on women’s sexual health and wellness. Read More...
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His parents asked him to find a cure for his sexuality. The law was on their side

Jan 23, 2019 , CNN Health
For months, someone was trying to change Andy Taylor's sexuality. He just didn't know it....
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'A legal form of abuse': Conversion therapy still lurks in the shadows

Jan 22, 2019 , CNN Health
For months, someone was trying to change Andy Taylor's sexuality. He just didn't know it....
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Protecting loved ones from sexual abuse in long-term care facilities

Jan 19, 2019 , CNN Health
It's the stuff of nightmares: your loved one living in a long-term care facility or nursing home was sexually abused and you had no idea it was happening. Could this nightmare come true and what can you do?...
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Many Oncologists Unsure of LGBTQ Health Needs

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Most doctors surveyed said they were comfortable treating lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender patients, but half or fewer felt confident in their knowledge of these patients' health...
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How Female Founders Are Fighting The Gender Bias In Advertising And The Media

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
The MTA has rejected Dame Products' ad campaign on the basis of sexual content, even after accusation of gender bias when evaluation advertisers. CES also revoked the award granted to a toy for women. Female founders face challenges to advertise products for female...
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More Teens Using Birth Control

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
The initiation of contraception before the first sexual experience rose from less than 10 percent in the 1970s to more than 25 percent in the 2000s. The rate of birth control initiation during the first sexual experience was about 40...
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