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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012

    Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012
    A quick review of the long and illustrious career of Facts reveals some of the world's most cherished absolutes: Gravity makes things fall down; 2 + 2 = 4; the sky is blue. But for many, Facts' most memorable moments came in simple day-to-day realities,...
  • 'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8

    'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8
    It was unseasonably warm today in Baltimore, and I was craving a trip to the beach. I could smell the Atlantic Stand and taste the orange crushes from Fishtales. However, the fantasy ends when I realize that it is unfortunately still February. I suppose...
  • Voters to Decide on Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

    Voters to Decide on Requiring Condoms in Adult Films
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Voters in Los Angeles County will get to decide on whether porn actors should be required to wear condoms during filming. AIDS Healthcare Foundation says they collected 371,000 signatures in five months, far exceeding the 232,000...
  • HPV connected to oral cancers too

    HPV connected to oral cancers too
    It's common knowledge that HPV — or human papillomavirus — is linked with cervical cancer, thanks to the controversy over the vaccine. But far fewer people know that this same sexually transmitted viral strain is connected to oral cancers,...
  • Sex, drugs and ... more sex and drugs

    Sex, drugs and ... more sex and drugs
    Forget about rock 'n' roll: When rats are administered the highly addictive stimulant methamphetamine and allowed to engage in sexual behavior while high, all they want is more of both. That's the raw finding of a study published Tuesday by the Journal of...
  • Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem

    Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The number of Americans newly infected with syphilis has fallen for the first time in a decade, but sexually transmitted diseases continue to take a staggering toll on the United States, with 19 million new infections each year at a...
  • 6,000 women a day hit menopause

    6,000 women a day hit menopause
    American babies are most likely to be born in August and on Tuesdays, least likely in November and on Sundays. A female is born with 1 million eggs, but only about 300 of the hardiest make it to the final gate, ovulation. About 6,000 women reach menopause...
  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • FDA approves drug to prevent HIV infection

    FDA approves drug to prevent HIV infection
    The federal government has approved for the first time a drug that can prevent an HIV infection, a significant development for Baltimore where transmission rates for the virus remain high and growing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
  • Oral sex not outstripping intercourse among U.S. youth: study

    Oral sex not outstripping intercourse among U.S. youth: study
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A federal study on the sexual behavior of young Americans released on Thursday countered a widespread belief that oral sex was increasing and vaginal sex decreasing among teenagers due to fears of pregnancy and sexually transmitted...
  • Few women getting tested for chlamydia: CDC

    Few women getting tested for chlamydia: CDC
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Only 38 percent of the 16 million American women aged 15 to 25 who are sexually active were screened for chlamydia in the prior year, putting them at risk for chronic pain, life-threatening pregnancies and infertility, U.S. health...