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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Some Connecticut Physicians Are Wary of Prescribing Medical Marijuana

    Some Connecticut Physicians Are Wary of Prescribing Medical Marijuana
    In California, someone who wants a doctor's prescription to get medical marijuana can obtain one for just about any "health-related" reason, including writer's cramp. Of course, you do have to pay the pot doctor's fees first. In Colorado, a new audit...
  • Newton: Porn, safe sex and Measure B

    Newton: Porn, safe sex and Measure B
    At first glance, the county's Measure B, which would require the use of condoms in adult films shot in Los Angeles, seems fairly hard to rebut: Other than a few self-interested pornographers, who could be against mandating safe-sex practices? And yet,...
  • '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...
  • CDC publishes new guidelines for gonorrhea treatment

    CDC publishes new guidelines for gonorrhea treatment
    Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US, infects more than 700,000 Americans each year. Most do not have symptoms. Left untreated, it can increase the risk for HIV and cause other serious health consequences, including...
  • Hip Hop for HIV summit

    Hip Hop for HIV summit
    HOUSTON - Thousands of people went to Reliant Arena to jam out to a hip hop show. But it wasn`t just any concert. It was a concert with a cause. The Hip Hop for HIV Awareness campaign put on the show as a way to reward those who got tested for HIV and...
  • Oral sex not outstripping intercourse among U.S. youth: study

    Oral sex not outstripping intercourse among U.S. youth: study
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A federal study on the sexual behavior of young Americans released on Thursday countered a widespread belief that oral sex was increasing and vaginal sex decreasing among teenagers due to fears of pregnancy and sexually transmitted...
  • Veteran Porn Actor Says He's Patient Zero in Syphilis Outbreak

    Veteran Porn Actor Says He's Patient Zero in Syphilis Outbreak
    LOS ANGELES -- A porn actor, who works under the name Mr. Marcus, is claiming he is the one behind the recent syphilis scare that shut down the industry. The veteran actor told Adult Video News: "So now we're dealing with [syphilis] in our industry,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The misunderstood IUD

    The misunderstood IUD
    Most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, including not knowing that IUDs are more effective contraceptives than birth control pills, researchers said. In addition,...
  • 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...
  • 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...