(Mostly) Ignored In America, Female Condoms Make It To Malawi

According to this report, the government of Malawi has recently decided that the female condom - approved by the United States FDA in the late 1990s - is safe and effective enough for Malawian women to use. The government wanted to wait to make the propylactic available until there was a demand for the product, which… » 7/22/08 1:30pm 7/22/08 1:30pm

Carolyn Kirk, the Mayor of Gloucester, Massachusetts, says that the teen "pregnancy pact" the country is up in arms about has "not been confirmed." Despite the fact that 17 Gloucester High girls, all 16 or younger and most of them sophomores, all became pregnant this spring, because "the high school principal is the one who … » 6/23/08 10:45am 6/23/08 10:45am

Pregnancy Pacts: Better Than Suicide Ones, Still Not That Good

About a month ago, Dr. Brian Orr and Nurse Practictioner Kim Daly abruptly left their positions with the school clinic at Gloucester High School in Massachusetts. The reason? After watching the number of teen pregnancies rise from 4 to 10 by March, Orr and Daly proposed a program under which students could… » 6/19/08 12:00pm 6/19/08 12:00pm

Baffled Scientists Discover That People Get Drunk To Get Laid

In a new study that has left researchers puzzled and concerned, it turns out that 33% of men and 23% of women in Europe drink to increase their chances of getting laid. The problem, you see, is that most people used to think that getting the people they wanted to have sex with drunk increased their chances of getting… » 5/09/08 5:20pm 5/09/08 5:20pm