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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • In religiously conservative Pakistan, TV show focuses on sex advice

    In religiously conservative Pakistan, TV show focuses on sex advice
    In religiously conservative Pakistan, a television call-in advice show is tackling an issue rarely discussed in public: Sex. Once a week, a doctor appearing on HTV's "Clinic Online" focuses on sexual issues, fielding questions about sexually...
  • HPV vaccine doesn't make teen girls engage in risky sexual behavior, study shows

    HPV vaccine doesn't make teen girls engage in risky sexual behavior, study shows
    Girls who got vaccinated against HPV were more likely than their unvaccinated peers to become infected with a sexually transmitted disease, but the vaccine was definitely not to blame for their risky sexual behavior, according to a new study of more...
  • Hampton Roads region ranks second in country for chlamydia

    The latest government report on rates of reportable sexually transmitted diseases has good and bad news for the Peninsula and Hampton Roads. In its summary of 2013 rates for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in 50 metropolitan areas, the U.S. Centers...
  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films
    Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health officials said Friday that they're considering strict...
  • Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants

    Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants
    Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance. "It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
  • In Theory: Should sex-ed in schools tell the whole story?

    The documentary “deepsouth” chronicles four people in the American South and how they are trying to find a solution to the region’s HIV epidemic. In the film, there is a scene where a health teacher in Mississippi uses candies in cups to...
  • Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays

    Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays
    It would have seemed the stuff of fantasy in the dark days of the 1980s, when an AIDS diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence: a pill, taken daily, that could protect against HIV infection. But today, such a drug exists. The blue tablet, marketed...
  • Why porn and condoms don't mix

    Why porn and condoms don't mix
    Los Angeles voters committed some bad public policy in 2012 when they approved Measure B, which mandated the use of condoms in any adult film shot in the county. Now, state lawmakers are prepared to double down on that misadventure and spread the...
  • The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex

    The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
    Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart....
  • In space, tiny women rule

    In space, tiny women rule
    In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short. In 1961, NASA sent Alan...
  • Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry

    Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Monday lifted a production hold that had been prompted by concerns that a performer had been exposed to HIV on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition said tests revealed that the "performer...