Medicine: The Cold Women

Some doctors suspect that about three out of every four U.S. women are frigid, i.e., get no sexual satisfaction. In the current Journal of the American Medical Association, Gynecologist William S. Kroger of Chicago and Endocrinologist S. Charles Freed of San Francisco chide U.S. gynecologists for not paying more attention to the problem.

Old Maids & Agitators. Drs. Kroger and Freed believe that U.S. wives should enjoy sex as much as their husbands do. After serious study of the "psychosomatic aspects" of female coldness, Kroger and Freed view the sexual sensitivity of U.S. women as varying all the way from "complete anesthesia...

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