Sexual Health

Although sex is not vital for good health, it’s definitely good for you. It can boost circulation, help depression, soothe chronic pain, and reaffirm the joys of living. And sexual problems often signal deeper ills: Low libido, erectile dysfunction, genital infection, or sexual pain may hide a serious health problem such as diabetes or heart trouble.

20 Tips for Women Avoiding or Living With STDs

Mary M. Gallenberg, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Answers About Women's Sex Problems

Marjorie Green, MD, directs the Mount Auburn Menopause and Female Sexual Medicine Center, is a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, and serves on the advisory board of the Women's Sexual Health Foundation.

Need Help Telling Exes You Have an STD?

Here's how to break the chain of infection

A Sexual Risk Taker Comes to Terms With Drinking, Depression, and STDs

Maggie blames low self-esteem for her unsafe sexual behavior