Sexual Health, Lifestyle

Modern Concepts in Breast Reconstruction:

Written By Dr. Hooman Soltanian

Breast cancer has become one of the most common malignancies among women. Every year about 200,000 women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. About 40,000 women die of breast cancer every year. The lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer for women of all races is about 16%. This means one out of every 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point of their lives. Unfortunately, increasing numbers of women at very young ages are requiring surgery for breast cancer.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Orgasms (But Didn't Know Where to Ask!)

A Special Book Excerpt!  The Science of Orgasm, by Drs.  Barry R. Komisaruk, Carlos Beyer-Flores & Beverly Whipple, author of  The G-Spot and Other Discoveries About Human Sexuality.

ImageOrgasms . . .
 . . .are electrifying and mysterious. 
Why do they feel good?
What makes women tick during sex?
Here are explanations of orgasms for women and men you have never read before --why it feels good, different types, the inability to have one, and the impact of aging. Amazing new information!  Tell friends and neighbors to check in and also read the Bulletin Board threads on the many of the provocative ideas explored.

To read the first excerpt, click here

To read the second excerpt, "Why Things Go Wrong" which focuses on issues surrounding male orgasm, click here.

Cosmetic Labiaplasty: The Great Ethical Debate

(There has been an avalanche of publicity ?in women's magazines, the popular press, talk shows and amongst doctors themselves ?about a about a procedure called labiaplasty, the cosmetic surgery to change the look of the labia. Some call it ?labia rejuvenation,? or cosmetic plastic surgery. The argument touched a nerve in the medical community, triggering at least one group of doctors and academics to discuss it on their internet listserve. The issue isn?t about needed medical labia surgery, but surgery generally and mainly done for cosmetic reasons. Many doctors claim that woman get the idea of the ?perfect vulva? from magazine such as Playboy, and that woman rarely see other women's vulvas, much less their own.)

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