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Blog Post Archive

Covering Condoms: A Notoriously Slippery Subject

8 hours agoHealth : Well

Condoms are almost guaranteed giggle-inducers, so reporting about a new line available in 60 different sizes was a bit of a balancing act.

7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

10 hours agoHealth : Well

The incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women.

Raising Concerns About a Widely Used Test to Measure Fertility

13 hours agoHealth : Well

New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.

Choosing the Best Moisturizer for Your Skin

21 hours agoHealth : Well

How to select a moisturizer likely to be effective and unlikely to cause an unwanted reaction.

Literacy Builds Life Skills as Well as Language Skills

21 hours agoHealth : Well

It’s wrong to think about literacy as just one restricted developmental zone. In fact, literacy is about so much more than decoding print.

My Husband’s Lover

3 days agoHealth : Well

After the early romance and the blur of new parenthood, this stage of marriage is about deepening our intimacy by accepting our differences.

Prenup Is a Four-Letter Word

4 days agoHealth : Well

A man’s request for a prenuptial agreement roils an engagement, forcing his fiancée to confront her financial choices.

What Happens When a Will is Unsigned? (It’s Not Fun)

4 days agoHealth : Well

And: the friend who won’t wash his hands after using the bathroom; sharing one’s rape story with a boyfriend; the old “throw out some dates” gambit.

Cancer Humor

4 days agoHealth : Well

Cracking up may be a better option than breaking down, or so three recent books by young people with cancer suggest.

Training for the Marathon on 1.3 Legs

4 days agoHealth : Well

The strangers who cheer me on can’t know that once, even walking a few blocks was a major accomplishment.

Why I Almost Fired My Doctor

4 days agoHealth : Well

Was I going to risk my longevity to avoid hurting my doctor’s feelings? I needed a physician I respected and trusted.

Should Your Spouse Be Your Best Friend?

4 days agoHealth : Well

Feeling that your partner’s a pal may signal a healthy sense of security, or could be a red flag for “a lot of conflict avoidance.”

It’s Marathon Season, and Physical Therapists Are Busy

5 days agoHealth : Well

New Yorkers training for the big race, beset with injuries big and small, flock to physical therapists in the weeks leading up to the event.

Modern Love Podcast: Ann Dowd Reads ‘My Husband Is Now My Wife’

5 days agoHealth : Well

On this week’s podcast, the star of “The Handmaid’s Tale” reads Diane Daniel’s story of her spouse’s transition.

What Is Slow Fashion? We Explain.

5 days agoHealth : Well

Four sustainable labels that are changing fashion as we know it.

High Blood Pressure in Midlife Tied to Later Dementia

5 days agoHealth : Well

Women with high blood pressure in their 40s are at increased risk for dementia in later years.

What Half-Marathons Teach Us About Running a Marathon

5 days agoHealth : Well

Running long distances is not enough to prepare the leg muscles for the great demands of an endurance event like the marathon.

How to Be Mindful When Moving to a New Home

5 days agoHealth : Well

Explore what the new area has to offer, like a tourist on an extended vacation. Use all your senses to take it in.

Epidurals Do Not Prolong Labor

6 days agoHealth : Well

Many obstetricians resist giving epidural anesthesia because they believe it lengthens the duration of labor, but a new study found it does not.

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