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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • 6,000 women a day hit menopause

    6,000 women a day hit menopause
    American babies are most likely to be born in August and on Tuesdays, least likely in November and on Sundays. A female is born with 1 million eggs, but only about 300 of the hardiest make it to the final gate, ovulation. About 6,000 women reach menopause...
  • Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex

    Saluting the rapists: America's culture of silence on sex
    Remember that awkward silence that fell across the nation back in '94 when Bill Clinton's surgeon general used the M-word? Jocelyn Elders, speaking at an AIDS conference at the U.N. about reducing the risk of sexually transmitted disease, said that...
  • How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings

    How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings
    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:...
  • Even healthy Virginia communities have high rates of obesity, inactivity and excessive drinking

    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...
  • Forensic nurses taking the lead on rape cases in Maryland

    Forensic nurses taking the lead on rape cases in Maryland
    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...
  • Spring health fair in Newport News

    On February 18, 2012, Concerned Citizens for Community Excellence, Sister to Sister in conjunction with Senator Mamie E. Locke will be having their Spring Health Fair. This will be held at the Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Avenue, Newport...
  • STDs and sex: What you're obligated to disclose

    STDs and sex: What you're obligated to disclose
    This super dominant dude has been all into me the last couple days. He has a primary partner/girlfriend, and has been chatting me up/calling me/texting me. So we get down to the STD conversation, and turns out he won't play with me, not because I have...
  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • 'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 5, or when things get filthy

    'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 5, or when things get filthy
    Here we are at the fifth episode: Still waiting on a physical altercation between the roommates, and hoping for some sort of monumental event that will bring us back next week. I think the producers took a different route and decided to tempt us as if...
  • Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding

    Komen reverses move to cut Planned Parenthood funding
    Local Reaction: On Wednesday, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest network of breast cancer activists, announced that it would no longer grant funds to Planned Parenthood of America for breast health education and cancer screenings....
  • O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage

    O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage
    Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....