Operation Phony Love: Granny Sold Marriages

Posted On: January 11, 2010

For more than two decades, Maria Refugia Camarillo played matchmaker for her family members, which investigators dubbed Operation Phony Love. Camarillo found spouses for her children, her nieces, a nephew and even her three teenage grandchildren, all of whom lived within two blocks of each other. The marriages were not only arranged, they were also […]

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News: Sex and Facebook

Posted On: December 25, 2009

US Facebook Sex-scam Man Guilty A US teenager, Anthony Stancl, 19, from Wisconsin, who blackmailed fellow students at his secondary school into having sex after using their Facebook images has been convicted. Prosecutors said he tricked boys into sending naked images of themselves, and then blackmailed the boys for sex. Stancl faces up to 50 […]

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HIV Travel Ban Lifted By President Obama

Posted On: November 2, 2009

President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn a 22-year-old travel and immigration ban against people with HIV early next year. The U.S. has been among a dozen countries that bar entry to travelers with visas or anyone seeking a green card based on their HIV status.

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Unsafe Abortions kill 70,000 Annually

Posted On: October 20, 2009

Increased contraceptive use has led to fewer abortions worldwide, but deaths from unsafe abortion remain a severe problem, killing 70,000 women a year, a research institute reported Tuesday in a major global survey. More than half the deaths, about 38,000, are in sub-Saharan Africa, which was singled out as the region with by far the […]

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Breast Tenderness may be a Warning Sign

Posted On: October 17, 2009

Women whose breasts became tender after taking hormone replacement therapy had nearly twice the risk of developing breast cancer than women whose breasts did not become tender on the drugs, U.S. researchers said on Monday. The team analyzed data on the more than 16,000 women who took estrogen-plus-progestin as part of the widely publicized Women’s […]

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Battered Women’s Ills Go Beyond Bruises

Posted On: October 16, 2009

Women abused by their romantic partners are more likely to suffer from a long list of medical maladies than other women, a new study shows. Abused women were also nearly six times more likely to abuse substances and more than three times more likely to have been diagnosed with depression and sexually transmitted diseases. The […]

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Spare the rod? Smarter kid?

Posted On: October 8, 2009

Parents who spare the rod just might end up with smarter kids. Two new studies suggest that children who are spanked have lower IQs than children who aren’t, regardless of where they live. In one study, researchers analyzed the intelligence scores of roughly 1,500 children in the U.S. who took part in the National Longitudinal […]

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AIDS vaccine cuts infection risk for first time

Posted On: September 27, 2009

An experimental AIDS vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection in a “breakthrough” in the quarter-century battle against the deadly epidemic. The vaccine is believed to reduce the risk of being infected by almost a third, after the world’s largest clinical vaccine trial of more than 16,000 volunteers was carried out […]

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More response in online dating

Posted On: September 18, 2009

Online dating website, OkCupid shared that• 16% of all first messages are over 2000 characters, or about 400 words.• First messages sent by guys are only half as likely to get a reply as ones sent from women.• The average first message is 743 characters long. Although longer messages will increase your chances of getting […]

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Talk to a Pretty Girl and Lose your Mind

Posted On: September 14, 2009

According to a new study, talking to an attractive woman really can make a man lose his mind. Temporarily, that is. He is thinking of reproducing with the lady i.e. sex? Talking to an attractive man doesn’t make a woman lose her mind because besides looks, a woman also looks for signs of other attributes, […]

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Do you have sexomnia?

Posted On: September 11, 2009

Sexsomnia refers to a wide range of sleep related sexual behaviors that includes masturbation, fondling, sexual intercourse with climax, and sexual assault/rape. There are three possibilities why this happens: 1) Confusional arousals during which complex behaviors may occur when a sleeping person is suddenly aroused out of deep sleep. 2) Co-existing sleep disorders: other factors […]

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First black lesbian mayor in America to marry her partner

Posted On: September 9, 2009

Denise Simmons, the first black lesbian mayor in America, has announced she is to marry her partner next weekend. She was elected as mayor of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in January 2008. The state was the first in the US to legalise gay marriage. For more, click here.

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