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Sexual Health
December 6, 2013

Condoms are all the rage in Plett

No matter what nervous parents might think about the annual Matric Rage in Plettenburg Bay, one great thing is emerging from news reports – teenagers are buying condoms by the crate load. To be honest, we’re not sure they’re always being used properly, as the sales of morning-after contraception pills has also gone through the roof, but the “condomise” message has clearly been received by SA teens. (more…)
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Sexual Health
November 29, 2013

Morning-after pill may not weigh up

Be careful, girls – if you’re voluptuous, it turns out that the morning-after pill may not work so well on you. According to a news report, French scientists found that the specific morning-after contraceptive pill sold in France began losing effectiveness in women who weighed about 75kg, and did not work at all in women heavier than 80kg . European health regulators had ordered a label change for the emergency contraceptive product sold by French company HRA Pharma under the brand name Norlevo, requiring it to include the drug's diminishing effectiveness based on weight. The US Food and Drug Administration…
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Sexual Health
November 26, 2013

A viagra too far?

A farmer and politician from Colombia has been forced to undergo a penis amputation after he overdosed on Viagra, according to news reports. Admitting to a local newspaper, La Nciaon, that he had overdosed on Viagra to please his new girlfriend, the 66-year old man from Gigante, Huila, found that his penis had gone into what seemed to be a permanent state of erection. (more…)
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