| Apr 26, 2011
What's the most memorable advice (good or bad) you received from your mom? Our favorite parenting experts (that includes, of course, regular ol' parents) shared the advice that has stuck with them all these years.
Never leave the house without lipstick....
| Feb 1, 2011
Q: Your tween has an entire language of symbols and abbreviations that she texts and tweets and posts. Is there any way for you to decipher it?
It is vital for parents to be aware of technology and how it affects their child. Ask them...
| Oct 13, 2010
Recently, I was reviewing an alarming study in an issue of Pediatrics. The statistics only corroborated what I've seen in my own pediatric practice, where I take care of many adolescents.
Despite our parental and societal "admonitions" not to have sex...
| Jul 20, 2010
With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of...
| May 6, 2010
As a parent, you want Amber Madison to explain sexting to you. Not the definition — you're clear as a bell on that. You want her to explain why. Why kids do it and what you can do to stop it and what, by the way, has the world come to?
| Aug 17, 2010
On their next visit to the pediatrician, parents of adolescent boys may be asked if they want their sons to get an expensive vaccine they've never before considered—the HPV shot.
Recently approved for boys, the three-dose immunization has been...
| Jul 26, 2010
After a decade on the market, Viagra has helped thousands of men get back in the bedroom. But it may spark other problems in the home that can eventually lead to divorce, some marriage counselors maintain.
The erectile-dysfunction drug was introduced...
| Jul 16, 2010
Most men these days strive for good health through diet, exercise and other self-care rituals. But one of the most vital aspects of self—sexuality—is often overlooked.
The fact is, proper sexual health for men is easily maintained with a...
| Oct 22, 2010
The male condom is one of the oldest methods of contraception and, critical in the 21st century, one of the best methods to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
Yet the male condom remains an "underused" device for sexually active...
| Sep 1, 2011
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The latest issue of Relevant magazine has an interesting piece on how young, unmarried Christians are acting pretty much like everybody else — having sex and abortions. One survey found that among those 18-29, 42 percent of evangelicals were in...
| Aug 6, 2010
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A claim filed with the City of Rialto alleges that police officers participated in group sex with female employees of the Spearmint Rhino strip club at the lounge and at the police union headquarters. Nancy Holtgreve, an employee at the......
| Aug 10, 2010
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By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum said Tuesday that, his own personal feelings aside, Florida law dealing with gay parenthood is inconsistent and should be the same for both adoptive...