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  1. Sex Education Works, Study Shows

    Dec. 20, 2007 -- Sex education is effective, increasing the chances that teens will delay having sexual intercourse at least until they reach age 15, according to a new study. "We were encouraged that sex education is working," says Trisha Mueller, MPH, an epidemiologist at the CDC in Atlanta who le

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  2. Divorce Not Earth-Friendly?

    Dec. 3, 2007 -- High divorce rates may have an environmental impact, a new study suggests. Divorce data came from 12 countries: the U.S., Belarus, Brazil, Cambodia, Cost Rica, Ecuador, Greece, Kenya, Mexico, Romania, South Africa, and Spain. Living conditions vary widely among those countries. But o

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  3. Pretty Is as Pretty Does

    Dec. 3, 2007 -- To be more physically attractive to the opposite sex, you may want to give your personality a makeover. A new study states that "personality goes a long way toward determining your attractiveness; it can even change people's impressions of how good looking you are." The study include

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  4. Women Risk Risky Sex at Worst Time

    Nov. 7, 2007 -- Women are most attracted to sex with masculine, high-risk men during ovulation, when they are most likely to get pregnant, a Kinsey Institute study suggests. Heather Rupp, PhD, a research fellow at the Kinsey Institute, studied 12 single heterosexual women aged 23 to 28. While hooked

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  5. 11% of Men Have Multiple Sex Partners

    Oct. 31, 2007 -- Eleven percent of U.S. men have concurrent sex partners, meaning they are in more than one sexual relationship at a time, a new study shows. The study, published online in the American Journal of Public Health, is based on a CDC study conducted from March 2002 through March 2003. Mo

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  6. Passion Rules in the (Fictional) ER

    Oct. 25, 2007 -- Move over, Grey's Anatomy. An esteemed medical journal is brimming with unbridled passions among fictional doctors. The Lancet's Oct. 27 edition includes an Irish psychiatrist's review of 20 medical romance novels. The psychiatrist is Brendan D. Kelly, MD, MRCPsych, of the adult psy

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  7. Passion Rules in the (Fictional) E.R.

    Story is on the S drive.

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  8. Gossip May Override the Facts

    Oct. 15, 2007 -- Gossip may override eyewitness accounts when it comes to telling fact from fiction. A new study shows that people are influenced by gossip about others even when it contradicts what they’ve seen with their own eyes. Researchers say the results show that the power of gossip in influe

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  9. Most Happy With Sex Change Results

    Sept. 26, 2007 -- Most people who undergo male-to-female sex change operations are pleased with the results despite some minor complications, according to the largest study ever of sex change results. Researchers surveyed 222 patients who had sex change operations and found nearly 90% of them were h

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  10. Why You Can't Overlook a Pretty Face

    Sept. 20, 2007 -- Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but the eye finds it really hard to look away from the physically attractive -- and new research shows why that is. It all boils down to your relationship status, suggest Florida State University (FSU) psychology researchers including Jon M

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