| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Good news for all you guys who got clipped.
Yeah, seems like your little sacrifice paid off.
A new study suggests that men who leave a little bit of themselves behind, reduce the risk of getting cancer in their behind, so to speak.
Researchers at the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers.
Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning.
In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Is York County the Peninsula's healthiest county? Out of 131 Virginia communities ranked on a report card of local health, three in the region ranked in the top 10: York County (5), James City County (7) and Mathews (10); Hampton came in the middle of the...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Rape is a notoriously difficult crime to prosecute. Of every 100 rapes nationwide, 46 are reported, 12 lead to arrests and three result in prison sentences.
To improve those odds, advocates are encouraging more nurses to receive the training to give a...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:47 PM
There's been little progress in recent years in boosting the number of American secondary schools that teach students how to prevent pregnancy and protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases.
That's the finding from researchers at the U.S....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:50 PM
In recognition of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging women to schedule their annual well-woman checkups.
According to a 2010 report, approximately 17 percent of Kansas women aged 18 and...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
An Ohio man accused of sexually assaulting a Muncie baby has been returned to Delaware County to stand trial.
Bryan Michael Strickler, 23, is charged with child molestation and attempted child molestation.
Police said Strickler and his then-girlfriend,...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Second-graders should know the proper names of their body parts, and fifth-graders should be able to identify heterosexual and homosexual feelings, a controversial new set of national sexual education guidelines says.
By eighth grade, the students should...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:14 AM
More than 38 million adults in the U.S. binge drink alcohol about four times a month, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds. The activity is more common among younger people, but older people who binge drink do it more often. The...