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There's been a lot of controversy over the HPV vaccine. Because Gardasil is designed to protect young people against human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease, some people believe the inoculation gives teens the go-ahead to have sex....
The Medicine CabinetQ: I'm a 52-year-old man. When I finish urinating, I drip much more then I used to. And I have a stinging sensation in my urethra. I've had the same partner for 32 years, so I don't think it's a sexually transmitted disease (STD). What might cause this?...
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. ...
Chlamydia cases in Brown County have been increasing, keeping pace with the rise in numbers in the rest of the state, according to the department of health. Brown County's numbers account for 3.7 percent of the cases in South Dakota since 2006....
Tags: Syphilis, HIV, Chlamydia , Viral Diseases and Infections, Gonorrhea
ReutersNEW 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...
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...
I was well on my way to writing another fire and brimstone column about the Bi-County Health Bureau, this time aimed at the Lehigh County commissioners' plan to kill it for good rather than await a more favorable economic climate. That column was...
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...
Tags: HIV, Chlamydia , Head Injuries, Pornography, Gonorrhea
L.A. NOWCalifornia syphilis cases jumped by 18% from 2010 to 2011, according to data released by the state Department of Public Health. The data also show a 5% rise in Chlamydia and 1.5% increase in gonorrhea....
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A man and his wife are facing federal charges that they recruited Eastern European women to work as prostitutes in Los Angeles. Mher "Mike" Hakopyan, 38, and his wife, Natalya Muravyeva, 31, are being held without bail. They are...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Voters in Los Angeles County will get to decide on whether porn actors should be required to wear condoms during filming. AIDS Healthcare Foundation says they collected 371,000 signatures in five months, far exceeding the 232,000...
Tags: HIV, AIDS, Movies, Human papillomavirus, Pornography
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