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Fertility Patients Say NJ Insurance Law Discriminates Against Lesbian Couples

New Jersey is one of 15 states that requires health insurance plans to cover fertility treatment. However, the regulations say that a female patient is considered medically “infertile” only after one or two years of unprotected sexual intercourse, depending on her age. Otherwise, insurance won’t cover it. Same-sex couples say that this requirement is discriminatory, and two couples are suing their state’s commissioner of Banking and Insurance over the definition. [More]

Maybe You Can’t Father Children Because You’re Eating Too Much Bacon

Maybe You Can’t Father Children Because You’re Eating Too Much Bacon

Have you been trying to start a family but not having any luck? Maybe it’s that slap of bacon (or other processed meat product) you devour to get into the mood. [More]

Study: If You Like Your Sperm, Don't Put Your Laptop On Your
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Study: If You Like Your Sperm, Don't Put Your Laptop On Your Lap

Just because they call it a laptop computer doesn’t mean you should put it on your lap — especially if you’re a male who is hoping to reproduce, says a new study. [More]