Sperm Stories,Part III

In Part I and Part II of Sperm Stories, we talked about some of the factors that can affect sperm quality and quantity. In Part III, we’ll go beyond testing sperm and talk about some interesting stories—good and bad—that have to do with using sperm in the manner nature intended: to create babies. New trends [...]

A Close Shave? Sure, But Not THAT Close

Men have been shaving their faces for hundreds of years. And women have been shaving their legs for just about as long. But over the last decade or so, hairlessness has become a fashion statement for men and women, and both sexes have been shaving (or waxing or trimming) their pubic hair. And all that [...]

Man Up And Get Tested

Don’t “Fool” Around with STIs – “Man Up” and Get Tested April Fools’ Day marks the kick-off of STD Awareness Month, a month dedicated to drawing attention to the 20 million new STIs (“I” for infections) that affect people in the United States each year.  The best ways to decrease the spread of STIs, including [...]

Fathers Play a Big Role in Reducing Teen Pregnancy and STDs

Listen up, Dads. The closeness of your relationship with your teen and your attitudes about teen sex have a huge influence over their sexual behavior. Kids who are emotionally close to their dads tend to start having sex later than those with more strained relationships. And dads who approved of early adolescent sexual activity had kids who started sex younger than dads who thought teens should wait before having sex.

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This Might Hurt: American Academy of Pediatrics Will Change Its Policy on Circumcision

In what is will undoubtedly cause quite a stir, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will change its policy on infant circumcision of boys, acknowledging that the health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks. [Read more...]

In Cleveland? F.r.e.e minority men’s health screenings

You can find out if you have prostate or colon cancer, learn how to quit smoking and prevent strokes, and gather all kinds of other health information at the Cleveland Clinic’s Minority Men’s Health Fair.

The free event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the lobby of Glickman Tower, 2050 East 96th St., on the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.

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