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GSK fires ex-Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui after sexual harassment inquiry

GlaxoSmith Kline has fired Moncef Slaoui from the board of directors of a company it controls following an inquiry into a sexual harassment claim dating to his tenure at the pharmaceutical giant. The termination of Slaoui’s position as chair of the board of directors of Galvani Bioelectronics is effective immediately, GSK said in a statement […]

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How Good Is Your Sexual Fitness?

 Sex and fitness go together like, well, sex and fitness! Test your sexual know-how with 10 true-or-false questions taken from our past online articles. True or False: An unlikely team of scientists and porn actresses banded together with a variety of vibrators to find the exact location of the fabled G-spot. After months of tedious […]

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High Blood Pressure and Sexual Problems

Mar 10, 2020 You probably know it’s important to keep your blood pressure under control. High blood pressure (also called hypertension) can lead to all sorts of health problems, including coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and kidney failure. But did you know that high blood pressure can cause problems in your sex life, too? […]

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‘Ask about sexual orientation to improve LGBT inequalities’

All NHS providers must ask patients about their sexual orientation to improve the “deep inequalities” in care for LGBT people, says an MPs’ report. The Women and Equalities committee says hospitals and care homes should be fined if they don’t collect the data. LGBT people are often less healthy than the wider population, but receive […]

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Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain reveals childhood sexual assault

TV personality Nadiya Hussain has revealed she was sexually assaulted at the age of five by a relative in Bangladesh. The 2015 Great British Bake Off winner said the trauma “played a role” in subsequent post traumatic stress disorder and panic attacks. In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, she also said she considered […]

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How did Twitter help a sexual abuse survivor brave a smear test?

“I just booked my first-ever smear test. It’s taken years of building up the courage. I’m 29 years old. I’m a sexual abuse survivor. “Today something clicked and I managed to book the appointment. “Group hug?” With more than 3,000 comments, 1,000 retweets and close to 55,000 “likes”, Anneli Roberts soon discovered her request on […]

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Chemotherapy and Sex: Is Sexual Activity OK During Treatment?

Is it safe to have sex with my husband while undergoing chemotherapy? Answers from Timothy J. Moynihan, M.D. It’s best to discuss any concerns about chemotherapy and sex with your doctor, who’s familiar with your individual situation. In general, however, it’s usually OK to have sex while undergoing chemotherapy—as long as you’re feeling up to […]

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Woman Says She ‘Can’t Think of Doing Anything Sexual Without Cringing’ After Boyfriend Shames Her

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Emma Thompson Just Quit a Movie Because a Notorious Sexual Harasser Was Also Hired

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Mandy Moore and Six Other Women Accuse Ryan Adams of Psychological Abuse and Sexual Misconduct

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Sexual Abuse

This article is part of “One Year Later: Larry Nassar And The Women Who Made Us Listen,” a seven-part series that commemorates the seven days women stood in a Lansing, Michigan, courtroom last year and faced their abuser, former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State trainer Larry Nassar. Read more in the series. On Jan. 16, […]

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Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Young victims of sexual assault are not being forensically examined within a critical time period at some privately-run referral centres, a BBC investigation has found. Doctors also told the BBC they had seen cases of incorrect recordings of injuries and evidence contamination. Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said the “failings” were “shocking”. NHS England – which […]

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In California, Doctors Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Often Get Second Chances

By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Harriet Blair Rowan The doctor instructed his patient to stand in front of him. He cupped her crotch and inserted his fingers into her vagina through her clothes, moving his hand repeatedly to her rectal area. Then he squeezed her breasts, according to a formal accusation filed by the Medical Board […]

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Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sexual abuse. In tests, neither Wysa nor Woebot told an apparent victim to seek emergency help. The BBC also found the apps had problems dealing with eating disorders and drug use. The Children’s Commissioner for England said the flaws meant […]