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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Meth Use is on the Rise in Connecticut

    Meth Use is on the Rise in Connecticut
    "Monsignor Meth," as suspended Roman Catholic priest Kevin Wallin has come to be known, admitted earlier this year to selling more than $300,000 worth of methamphetamine out of his Waterbury apartment. Only about 23 grams (sold for $3,400) of Wallin's...
  • Newton R. Russell dies at 85; veteran California legislator

    Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says

    Although HPV vaccinations can reduce the risk of cancer-causing infections in adolescent girls by half, immunization rates across the United States have stalled over the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At a...
  • Girls may not have riskier sex after HPV vaccination

    Girls may not have riskier sex after HPV vaccination
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Girls who had been vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) weren't more likely to get other sexually transmitted infections or to become pregnant, in a new study from Georgia. That goes against worries on the part of...
  • Birth control in sex ed classes passes Illinois Senate

    SPRINGFIELD --- Illinois public schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control under a measure the Senate sent to Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday. The legislation is a change from current policy, where...
  • Partner violence affects 30% of women worldwide, says WHO

    Partner violence affects 30% of women worldwide, says 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...
  • 'Sexting' again linked to risky sex among teens

    'Sexting' again linked to risky sex among teens
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found "sexters" more likely to engage in risky sex...
  • Uncircumcised boys and men may face more UTIs

    Uncircumcised boys and men may face more UTIs
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
  • 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....