sex http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Study: For Women, Free Birth Control Doesn't Lead To Risky Sex http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/study-women-free-birth-control-doesnt-lead-risky-sex <p>New research out of Washington University has found that giving women free birth control does not increase risky sexual behavior.</p><p>The analysis included 7,751 St. Louis-area women between the ages of 14 and 45.</p><p>It was part of an even larger effort called the <a href="http://www.choiceproject.wustl.edu/#MISSION" target="_blank">Contraceptive CHOICE Project</a>, whose goal is to promote the use of long-term contraceptive methods like intrauterine devices (IUDs) or implants.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:46:38 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 34250 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Study: For Women, Free Birth Control Doesn't Lead To Risky Sex Pioneering Sex Researcher Virginia Johnson Is Dead At 88 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pioneering-sex-researcher-virginia-johnson-dead-88 <p><i>Updated 10:52 a.m., 11:33 a.m., 11:53 a.m., 12:11 p.m., and 4 p.m. May be updated further.</i></p><p>Virginia Johnson, one half of the famed <a href="http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1403405/Masters-and-Johnson">Masters and Johnson</a> research team on human sexual behavior, has died at the age of 88, her son Scott tells St. Louis Public Radio.</p><p>Johnson was a resident of The Altenheim&nbsp;senior living community in St. Louis. The facility has also confirmed her death.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:39:22 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Rachel Lippmann 28542 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pioneering Sex Researcher Virginia Johnson Is Dead At 88