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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
  • 1 in 10 in a survey think HTML is an STD

    1 in 10 in a survey think HTML is an STD
    If you're talking tech with Americans, you may want to avoid using any jargon. A recent study found that many Americans are lost when it comes to tech-related terms, with 11% in a survey saying that they thought HTML — a language that is used to...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • L.A. officials call for crackdown on prostitution in Valley

    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Atty. Mike Feuer called Monday for a crackdown on prostitution in two parts of the San Fernando Valley. Under a plan Martinez will submit to her council colleagues Friday, the city would add two...
  • STD Rates in Alaska See a 'Dramatic' Decrease

    STD Rates in Alaska See a 'Dramatic' Decrease
    The rate of two sexually transmitted diseases remains high enough in Alaska to be classified epidemic, but a recent bulletin from the state Department of Health and Social Services suggests a decrease over the past few years. The rates of gonorrhea...
  • Review: 'Contracted's' mystery disease keeps horror story compelling

    Review: 'Contracted's' mystery disease keeps horror story compelling
    Writer-director Eric England's "Contracted" can best be described as "Contagion" meets "Blue Is the Warmest Color," without all those explicit sex scenes. After falling out with her girlfriend, the distraught Samantha (Najarra Townsend of "Me and You...
  • Stinging sensation in urethra could have several possible causes

    Q: I'm a 52-year-old man. When I finish urinating, I drip much more then I used to. And I have a stinging sensation in my urethra. I've had the same partner for 32 years, so I don't think it's a sexually transmitted disease (STD). What might cause this?...
  • I say Bravo! to offering emergency contraceptives on campus

    http://www.kidsdr.com With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
  • Porn actress who tested positive for HIV 'stronger than ever'

    Porn actress who tested positive for HIV 'stronger than ever'
    As the porn industry grapples with its latest health crisis, an adult-film actress who has tested positive for HIV says she is overwhelmed by the support she has received since the news went public. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade...
  • Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world

    Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world
    The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
  • Porn actress' HIV result shows need for condom mandate, critics say

    Porn actress' HIV result shows need for condom mandate, critics say
    Some critics of the adult film industry are pointing to the latest HIV scare as further evidence that condoms should be required on set. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that...