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A Herpes Vaccine May Be In Sight

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

One in five Americans suffer silently from genital herpes, according to immunologist Dr. William Halford, an associate professor of microbiology at So...

NYC, Orthodox Jews Reach Deal On Circumcision Suction Ritual

Reuters | Posted 02.24.2015 | Religion

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) - New York City has reached a tentative agreement with local rabbinical leaders regardin...

Herpes, the Love Bug

Marnie Nir | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Marnie Nir

You know how they say, "Karma's a b-tch?" Boy, is she ever. And though, admittedly, it has taken some time for me to fully appreciate her twisted se...

Finally, A Scrotal Condom For The Common Man

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.02.2014 | Weird News

This might be the best form of birth control to hit the market yet -- because nobody will have sex with you if you wear it. The Scroguard is essent...

Why Boomers Need A Refresher Course In Safe Sex

High50 | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty

Educational campaigns have been aimed at the young and as a result 20 and 30-somethings know the rules: condoms for casual sex and full sexual health checks when they move on to exclusive relationships. However, many over-50s feel uneasy about visiting sexual health clinics, despite the fact that they forget about using condoms, because contraception is no longer an issue.

Herpes Shows Up Like a Missionary

Matthew Terrell | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

Herpes shows up like a missionary -- completely unexpected and completely inconvenient. Like said missionary, herpes stops by to warn how dangerously you lead your life. But, really, you know Goddess sent them here to punish you.

'I Got 99 Problems And Herpes Is Only One'

Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When writer and comedienne Jennifer Lemons was informed she had herpes, "it felt like a huge deal." Today, the future looks much brighter. "Ther...

When It Comes To STD Lawsuits, Porn Star Is Just The Beginning

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

The prosecution of an adult film actor who was sentenced to jail last week for exposing two co-stars to syphilis is rare both within the porn industry...

Cancer, Oral Sex and Presidential Politics: Did Bill Clinton Cause an Increase in Throat Cancer?

Hal Herzog | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

Bryan Fischer is most famous for his gay-bashing diatribes. But in a recent attack on Democrats, he also took on heterosexual oral sex (which he cryptically refers to as "the kind of activity that President Clinton practiced in the Oval Office").

Woman Awarded $900,000 For Herpes Infection

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

A jury awarded an Oregon woman $900,000 after her date allegedly gave her herpes. The decision came after four days of testimony and two hours of d...

Jason Cherkis

At Rick Santorum-Connected Health Care Facility, Herpes, Porn and Drug Dealing | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

With Former Sen. Rick Santorum's rise in the Iowa polls and renewed interest in his candidacy, The Huffington Post looks back at a story it published ...

Is It Really That Bad To Share Lip Balm?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

A young lady asked me last week if sharing lipstick with a friend could transmit herpes. She was worried, because her friend had a cold sore, and while they were out clubbing they ended up sharing lipstick in the bathroom.

Jason Cherkis

Inside Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Herpes, Porn and Drug Dealing | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- T. entered The Pines Residential Treatment Center, located in Portsmouth, Va., needing help for his emotional disorders, gender identity...

How To Make Sex-Ed Work For Teens

Deb Levine | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Deb Levine

Many sex education techniques are, at best, moderately successful, say youth. Different content is needed to engage young people in their own sexual health, and in more forms.

Feds Crack Down On Bogus HIV And Herpes Cures

AP | By MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 07.03.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that their makers claim will cure or prevent sexually transmit...

Sex Over 50: WSJ Reports The New Normal, And It's Great! Dr. Pat's Notebook

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 07.19.2011 | Style
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Originally posted on Women's Voices for Change. The Wall Street Journal published an essay by Dr. Mark Lachs, head of geriatrics for the New York-P...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Plague Kansas

The University Daily Kansan | Anna Archibald | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Alyssa sat nervously with her boyfriend in the waiting room. She had waited six months to get tested, and she was finally in the Lawrence Memorial Hos...

Woman Sues Husband Claiming He Gave Her Herpes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County woman filed a lawsuit Friday seeking $50,000 from her husband, who she claims gave her herpes. The unnamed plaintiff claims that she ...

Jade: The Little Elephant That's Fighting A Deadly Virus

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

We St. Louisians are pulling for baby elephant Jade, and hope the anti-viral medications and round-the-clock care she is receiving save her life.