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The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

Track Your Health With the Sexual Activity Calendar

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
Boston area pharmacist Dr. Sarah Russo announced the release of a new product, The S.A.C. App,™ which helps you track your sexual health and wellness.

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 3, 2014
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Grindr Users 40 Percent More Likely to Get Gonorrhea

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
A new study that has found a significant correlation between smartphone hook-up apps like Grindr and higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

Travel App Tips for Better Trips

By Joel Martens | Sunday May 18, 2014
Travel-related apps can pretty much tell you how to get there and do it cheaply, how to pack, where to sleep, where to eat, what to see, how to organize the trip and for that matter, even with whom to do it. Here’s a rundown of must-haves.

Christian Group Denies Ad Trying to Change Gays Via Grindr

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 21, 2014
A Christian group that’s running a large-scale ad campaign on Grindr to save LGBTs from their sinful lifestyle now denies its intentions.

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you're hitting the circuit parties.

Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.

Hula App Helps With STD Testing and Results

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.

UK Warns Adults About Underage Teens on Hookup Apps

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency issued a warning to adults to be careful they are not hooking up with teenagers when using dating applications, like Grindr.