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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • 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."...
  • Animosity between head of AIDS group, L.A. County supervisor emerges

    Animosity between head of AIDS group, L.A. County supervisor emerges
    Long-simmering animosity between two Los Angeles political figures reached new heights this week when their bad blood surfaced in a footnote attached to a federal judge's ruling. The footnote revealed a series of vitriolic remarks made by AIDS...
  • Utter arrogance of Obamacare

    Utter arrogance of Obamacare
    With (the president) promising that every American will be covered by health insurance, it's fair to ask if you and I should be required to pay for fools who put themselves in the hospital by taking stupid chances. Like motorcycle riders who suffer...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Intimate partner violence affects 30% of women worldwide: WHO

    Around 35% of women experience violence at the hands of their partners or other sexual violence, the World Health Organization reported Thursday, in the first systematic study to examine global data on violence against women. Working with colleagues...
  • Annual Pap tests? For some in U.S., old habits die hard

    Annual Pap tests? For some in U.S., old habits die hard
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An increasing number of younger women in the United States are delaying their first Pap test for cervical cancer until after they reach 21, reflecting new U.S. guidelines, health officials said on Thursday. But 60 percent of U.S....
  • News of the Weird: Jails Need Locks Too?

    News of the Weird: Jails Need Locks Too?
    “Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
  • Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review

    Victim in Orlando cop's rape case claims harassment, asks for external review
    As former Orlando police Officer Roderick Johnson awaits trial, accused of raping a woman while on duty, his alleged victim says she's being harassed by police and has requested an external investigation. Through a lawyer, the woman has asked the...
  • Most women misunderstand IUD birth control

    Most women misunderstand IUD birth control
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the...
  • Vaginal products popular, some linked to infections

    Vaginal products popular, some linked to infections
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections. Those mundane...
  • The cost of sexually transmitted disease

    Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...