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Teaching Teens About the Reproductive System

Teaching teens about the reproductive system can be the most difficult discussion a parent can have. Many fear that talking about sexual subjects with their teens will lead to further experimentation and promiscuity but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, not knowing the information leads to more curiosity, and above all else-danger. Teaching teens about the reproductive ...

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A Brief History of Nursing Education

When people think of the history of nursing education many immediately think of Florence Nightingale. However, nursing goes back even further than that. In fact, during the 18th century a slave named James Derham was able to buy his own freedom from the money he earned as a nurse. Nobody knew back then that a nursing education could be obtained ...

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Perimenopause and Libido – Is an Increase a Symptom of It?

Society dictates that men should always have the higher sex drive. But perimenopause and libido can say otherwise. Two things may happen: Either the woman gets a dissipating libido level or she could have an increasing one. Normally (for most perimenopausal women), the former happens. But it isn’t unusual for some to experience an insatiable sex drive. But society too ...

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Diabetes and Men’s Sexual Health

Erectile Dysfunction refers to an inability to achieve or maintain an erection hard enough for sexual intercourse. It falls under the blanket term impotence, which also covers other sexual problems such as lack of arousal and the inability to orgasm. Erectile dysfunction is not simply an occasional inability to perform sexually that occurs to every man; if you have erectile ...

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Age and Erections – How to Get Harder Erections After 40

Young guys begin getting erections during puberty and even slightest of stimulation can arouse them and ensure a rock solid erection. Though most young men suffer with early ejaculation, there is no problem getting a hard, firm and solid erection. However, as you get older, a host of health issues begin taking a toll on your sexual health and erections. ...

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Sex Tips Overview: Clitoral Stimulation And Female Orgasms

It has been quite a long road for female sexuality. Just a few centuries ago, female orgasms were considered unnecessary and in some cases, occurrences that were unhealthy for women. In fact, in the early twentieth century, renowned psychologists considered the clitoris something of a child’s plaything and any orgasm that resulted from clitoral stimulation to be fake and unhealthy. ...

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Domestic Violence Against Women and Children

Many years ago, I made friends with a professor who taught business communications in a respectable Long Island University. Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined that this self-reliant, well-educated, and good-looking woman could be the victim of domestic abuse. Yet, she was. As our friendship grew, she began to trust me and tell me about the awful ...

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The Psychology of Addiction

On why addiction is largely a state of the mind so addicts are more addicted to their addiction, the temporary feeling of pleasure, rather than the drugs… Addiction is primarily psychological although addiction is defined according to the physiological changes in the body, and addiction continues to be considered as a social, cultural, genetic and experiential process as well. Addictive ...

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Sex and Running

You can look at the topic of sex and running with two questions: How does running affect sex? How does sex affect running? Question #1 – How does running affect sex? To answer this question, you have to consider the amount of running, and you have to identify the activity (or non-activity) against which you are comparing the activity of ...

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