The California Occupational Safety Hazard and Administration used to inspect factories and steel mills for any safety hazards that might endanger the employees in their workplace. Now, it seems that CAL-OSHA gets to expand its sphere of influence to an unlikely place.
"safe sex" tag (sorted by SiNergy)
While condoms and even non-penetrative sex can effectively eliminate the possibility of getting pregnant, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has just released a report claiming that even "non coital sexual activity may not be safe sex." The disturbing announcement highlights the importance of getting regular health checks, as well as the fact that any sexual interaction can ha
Students attending the University of California at Santa Cruz will be delighted to know that among other forward thinking resources offered to the student body, the Student Health Outreach and Promotion (SHOP) provides a wealth of resources to help students stay safe while hooking up.
So we all think we know how to use condoms, but just in case there are any questions out there, here's a review for everyone to make sure they've got their technique down. Condoms are great devices for protecting ourselves from STDs, but proper use is essential for proper safety.
As England and the USA both struggle with ballooning abortion and teen pregnancy rates, this columnist points out that if education is really at the heart of the problem, a quick ten minute tutorial on the effectiveness of condoms is all that's in order.
In India, where AIDS continues to expand at epidemic proportions largely due to a negative social stigma attached to the use of condoms, a new ringtone is being promoted that chimes "condom, condom" when a users receives a phone call. The hope is that people will be brave enough to implement the custom ring tone to show that they are smart enough to support condom use.
Robert Engelman, an environmentalist and social commentator working out of Beijing, points out that with over 215 million sexual intercourses everyday, our planet is seriously in danger of being over populated.
Olympic planners have provided condoms to Olympic athletes ever since the 1992 games in Barcelona. With over 10,000 athletes expected to be out partying and having sex during the Olympic Games in Beijing this week, the event organizers in Beijing decided to opt for overkill, with 100,000 units being distributed so as not to run out as they did in 1996 and 2000.
While circumcision does effectively reduce the likelihood of contracting certain STDs, including HIV/AIDS, there is a lot of misunderstanding amongst the medical community as to how a circumcision based approach to fighting AIDS can be effective.
Spain has responded to international pressures to increase punishment for sex offenders after previous laws failed to prevent a previously convicted sex offender from attacking and killing a five year old boy. Under the new legislation, sex offenders will be tracked through an intensive program, and offered chemical castration to avert their psychological sexual urge problems.