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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Tween Tuesday: Giving thanks to Maryland's sex-ed teachers

    Tween Tuesday: Giving thanks to Maryland's sex-ed teachers
    When you think of superheroes, you might imagine those fellows in tights flying and leaping through the air. Or maybe you think of police officers, firefighters and servicemen and women who risk their lives to protect us. But I'd like to nominate another...
  • DNA ruling jeopardizes Maryland rape convictions

    DNA ruling jeopardizes Maryland rape convictions
    When she came home from working a shift at Subway and found Detective Caprice Smith's business card stuck in the front door with the words "Please call" scribbled on the back, the 10 life-changing minutes she had spent in the back seat of a Cherry Hill...
  • 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...
  • The HPV vaccine and teen sex

    The HPV vaccine and teen sex
    If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to. Why? Because the cancers...
  • No on Measure B

    No on Measure B
    Performers in adult films risk their health and their very lives to do their controversial work. Despite advances in the treatment of HIV, there is not yet a cure for the virus, which causes AIDS. New, more virulent and in some cases reportedly...
  • Alcohol companies target African-American youth

    It is no secret that for decades, tobacco companies have filled disadvantaged communities with advertising and marketing attracting generations of young people of color to the products they peddle. A new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...
  • Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012

    Facts, 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012
    A quick review of the long and illustrious career of Facts reveals some of the world's most cherished absolutes: Gravity makes things fall down; 2 + 2 = 4; the sky is blue. But for many, Facts' most memorable moments came in simple day-to-day realities,...
  • Treating HIV and preventing it at the same time

    Treating HIV and preventing it at the same time
    Treatment drugs can do more than improve the health of people with HIV: If administered early, medications can also reduce the spread of the disease to sexual partners and may help stem the AIDS epidemic. But many logistical hurdles stand in the way of...
  • FDA approves drug to prevent HIV infection

    FDA approves drug to prevent HIV infection
    The federal government has approved for the first time a drug that can prevent an HIV infection, a significant development for Baltimore where transmission rates for the virus remain high and growing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved...
  • FDA approves FIRST drug for the PREVENTION of sexually acquired HIV

    FDA approves FIRST drug for the PREVENTION of sexually acquired HIV
    On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationannounced it had approved the drug combination of 300 mg tenofovir and 200 mg emtricitabine (TDF/FTC; brand name Truvada) for daily use by uninfected adults to help prevent the sexual acquisition of HIV. ...
  • A birth control pill for men is long overdue

    A birth control pill for men is long overdue
    Women may say, "It's about time." Guys may have the same reaction. After many overly optimistic predictions, a male version of the pill may truly be in sight. A team at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, a nationally recognized center of...