News tagged with condoms

Safe sex practices among African American women

Researchers have found that African American women exhibit a higher risk for sexually transmitted infections including HIV/Aids. But what motivates this group of women to have sex? And when are they more likely to use protection?

Jan 31, 2013
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FDA won't regulate Pa. birth control machine

(AP)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won't take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the morning-after pill.

Jan 26, 2013
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Australian safe sex to save African lives

A new condom company, founded by a recent University of Sydney Business School graduate, is offering Australians the opportunity to help "save a life" in Africa each time they have safe sex.

Jan 17, 2013
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Los Angeles voters mandate condom use on porn sets

(AP)—Los Angeles County voters have approved a measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms while filming sex scenes, prompting a pledge by the adult entertainment industry to sue to overturn the measure.

Nov 07, 2012
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New contraceptive methods change birth control patterns

The birth control pill and sterilization are still the most common forms of contraception, but new federal data released Thursday show that long-acting methods are gaining ground while condom use for birth control is declining.

Oct 19, 2012
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Condom drive stirs S.African worries

A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.

Oct 19, 2012
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