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Sex After 65? Many Seniors Say Absolutely

40% report sexual activity and more than half say that intimacy adds to quality of life

(Newser) - Are seniors having sex? The survey says … yes. A new national study of 1,002 adults ages 65 to 80 has found that although frequency of sex declines with age and illness, many are still having sex and most older adults are happy with their sex lives. Investigators at... More »

Republicans Take Orgasm Lead in Poll

Conservatives report having less sex, but bigger percentage of fireworks, than liberals

(Newser) - Here's a tidbit stunning enough to interruptus your coitus: Republicans—no, make that conservative Republicans—report the highest rate of orgasms, according to a new sex poll. More than half of those who identified themselves as conservative Republicans said they reached orgasm almost every time they had sex, compared... More »

Around the Globe, More Youths Having Unsafe Sex

Knowledge of contraceptives down: survey

(Newser) - Unprotected sex is on the rise among the world’s young people, while their knowledge of contraceptives has decreased, a survey finds. Compared to three years ago, the number of youths having unsafe sex with a new partner jumped 111% in France, 39% in the US, and 19% in the... More »

Guys Need Hugs More

'It's not all about sex,' says one participant

(Newser) - Here's something that might surprise women, but men apparently already know: Guys need cuddling more than their girlfriends. That's the finding of a new study that looked at men and women in relationships in US, Brazil, German, Japan, and Spain. "I really appreciate it when she holds... More »

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