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Stress hurts women's performance

Risky Work Situations Increase Women's Anxiety, Hurt Performance

By EDGE | Sep 2
Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, according to a new study.

Get fit with SexFit

Sex Fit Gadget Tracks "Ins and Outs" of Your Sexual Stamina

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In the vein (pun intended) of fitness tracker gadgets like FitBit and Jawbone comes SexFit, a vibrating cock ring made by the UK-based company Bondara that increases pleasure while tracking thrusts per minute and calories burned.

Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

Nicole Bray wants to share her story

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Tax Refunds May Get Hit Due to Health Law Credits

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 28
Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day? But if you count on your tax refund and you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law, it's not too early.

High School Students Need More Sleep, Study Finds

Aug 28
A study finds early school start times negatively effect high school students, and may lead to obesity, high-blood pressure and depression. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

Participants load a stretcher into an ambulance during a training course to instruct non-governmental organisation (NGO) workers and doctors on how to deal with the Ebola virus.

3rd Doctor Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone

By Clarence Roy-Macaulay | Aug 27
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe.

Niki Quasney, left, talks about her ongoing battle with ovarian cancer as her partner, Amy Sandler.

Health-Care Fears Loom Large in Gay Marriage Cases

By Rick Callahan | Aug 25
Dozens of same-sex couples are challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans in a case being heard Tuesday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Looming large in the case is the issue of medical emergencies they face.

DTK provides contraception to 22 countries

DKT Provides Contraception to Women in Tanzania and Myanmar

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 25
In an effort to provide contraceptives to those who need it, DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention.

Workout :: "I Walk"

By Blake Beckcom | Aug 24
As a form of exercise, walking is absolutely better than doing nothing. The key is pace.