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Sexually Transmitted Infection

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Is A Looming Threat

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that Neisseria gonorrhoeae ― that is, the bacteria that causes gonorrhea ― could ...

A Women's Sexual Health Call-to-Action for Men

Lawrence Swiader | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women
Lawrence Swiader

National Women's Health Week is an excellent time for me to make a pitch to all men to take a more active role in the health of the women they love. The hardest part about having discussions about human sexuality is just getting started. Use the week to have one conversation. I promise that it gets easier.

Get Tested for Sexually-Transmitted Infections

Brandon Brown | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandon Brown

April is STD Awareness Month. The new term for STD is STI -- sexually transmitted infection -- to focus on the infection rather than the disease it could lead to. One way to mark the occasion is to get tested for HIV and thus help eradicate the stigma.

Las Vegas' Syphilis Outbreak Is Part Of A Nationwide Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living

A syphilis outbreak in Las Vegas amounted to nearly 700 new cases of the sexually transmitted infection in 2015, health officials reported. The news c...

More Than Half The World Has Oral Herpes, WHO Reports

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living

More than half the world's population carries the herpes simplex virus commonly known as oral herpes, a new report from the World Health Organization ...

This Mobile Chlamydia Test Could Change How We Test For STIs

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living

A new smartphone-based test for chlamydia that delivers results in just 30 minutes could change the way we test for sexually transmitted diseases. T...

Are You Monogamous? You Might Want To Ask Your Partner

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Being married and having kids did not increase the couple's likelihood of having agreed upon monogamy. In fact, having children made it less likely for lovers to have an agreement in place.