Medicine: Periodic Continence

The regents of the University of Wisconsin received a petition last week. The petition, signed by the Women's (students') Self-Government Association, asked that a course on sex & marriage be included in the curriculum.

An even more poignant cry for information on this touchy subject (see p. 57) rose in Manhattan last week. At a discussion on marriage, conducted by the New York Province of College Catholic Clubs, a young woman asked: "Is the rhythmic cycle [of infertility] reliable in the average woman?" Replied Obstetrician Frederick Walter Rice: "The rhythmic cycle is...

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