Posts tagged "female condoms"

New Female Condom Gets FDA Approval

A new-and-improved female condom has been approved by the FDA. Even though a lot of Frisky commenters aren't keen on using this form of birth control, it's one small step for womankind, as this new version is thinner, less noisy (yes, that's right), and less expensive. Don't look for the FC2 condom in stores yet,…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 15, 2009

New Female Condom On The Horizon

We don't know anyone who uses female condoms, and unlike the ones made for men, you don't often see commercials advertising their benefits. However, this may soon change. A new, potentially less-expensive version of the female condom will be considered by a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel this week. The panel of health expert…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 10, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: George Clooney, Dylan McKay, And Female Condoms

George Clooney's character in "Burn After Reading" is a sex addict. The sex toys from the movie are now selling out in stores. [NY Post] Dylan McKay will not be returning to Beverly Hills. Though he's been asked to make an appearance on the new "90210," Luke Perry won't reprise the role. Move on, Kelly.

By: Catherine Strawn / September 19, 2008

Poll: Have You Ever Used A Female Condom?

We probably learned about female condoms in eighth-grade health class, but did you do anything with the knowledge that they exist? We didn't, mostly because they seem unwieldy. A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that women who were placed in an experimental four-session female condom skills training intervention were…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 13, 2008