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Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

STD Prevention and Testing for College Students

Robert Segal, MD | Posted 09.16.2016 | College
Robert Segal, MD

As many young men and women are off to colleges and universities across the nation – some for the first time – this is the start of a new age of f...

Formal Sex Education Is On The Decline In The U.S.

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) – Formal instruction about birth control and other aspects of sexual health in the U.S. is on the decline, according to an analysis...

This Is What the Future of Sex Ed (Hopefully) Looks Like in the U.S.

Fatherly | Posted 10.19.2016 | Education

If your memories of sex ed involve a gym teacher reassuring you that no one pees during sex or a science teacher blushing while explaining that boys don't menstruate, your experience is probably typical for your generation. But things haven't exactly gotten more progressive since then.

Living With An STD And The Shame Game

Richard Cordova | Posted 07.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard Cordova

Making an effort to learn from a past choice (and its consequences) is healthier and more productive than wasting your time berating yourself (or anyone else) for something that happened in the past.

Ebola: The Overlooked Sexually Transmitted Disease

Mardia Stone | Posted 05.23.2016 | World
Mardia Stone

It is documented that Ebola virus remains in the sperm and breast milk of survivors, for up to 90 days or longer, indicating that the virus is sexually and maternally transmitted. Aid agencies distribute condoms to men who recovered from Ebola, disregarding reported failures in adherence to "don't have sex for 3 months."

The Too-Well-Kept Secret to Preventing STDs

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 05.21.2016 | Impact
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

Women with recurrences of chlamydia are at increased risk of potentially heartbreaking consequences, including pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility. Fortunately, doctors have a powerful strategy to prevent reinfection -- but we're not yet making the most of it.

African-American Sisters Aging With HIV and Co-Morbidities

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.30.2014 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

Imani* was 32 when she contracted HIV. Having watched many of her sister-friends die as a result of the virus, Imani did not expect to reach middle ag...

1.8 Million People In The U.S. Have This STD

Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Morgan Jones STDs often come with unpleasant symptoms, but when infections don't come with visible symptoms, many patients are left unaware. A n...

Bill and Melinda, Sex and the Condom Conundrum

Jim Moscou | Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact
Jim Moscou

For all its simplicity in use, the saga of the condom is profoundly complex. But one point is clear: The access to good condoms along with the respect for people and their culture probably trumps promises of high-tech prophylactics.

What Male Circumcision Taught Us About the Future of Funding for Global Health

Karl Hofmann | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Karl Hofmann

The story of male circumcision in Southern and Eastern Africa illustrates the power of private investments, and their ability to unlock the funding that is needed to bring existing health solutions to the hardest to reach areas of the developing world.

STDs: Don't Put Your Sexual Health in Jeopardy

Deborah Arrindell | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Deborah Arrindell

Trichomoniasis, or "Trich," is the most common, curable STD in the United States, yet a recent survey by the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) found that only one in five women are familiar with it.

You'll Go Nuts Over This 'Blue Balls Blues' Video

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2013 | Comedy

The award for best new video with puppet testicles is in the bag. Rusty and Vern hang out together to sing the "Blue Balls Blues" in a fun public s...

Dr. Oz Debunks Infidelity Myth

Posted 10.18.2012 | Divorce

If you contract HPV during your marriage, is it a sure sign that your spouse is cheating? No, says Dr. Oz. The famed doctor recently stopped by Huf...

Sexual Health in the Digital Age -- How to Help Our Teens Navigate New Technology Safely

Alison Macklin | Posted 08.05.2012 | Denver
Alison Macklin

We owe it to our youth to provide them with the information and resources they need to feel empowered to make responsible decisions about their sexual health.

Condoms in Porn Are Important

Michael Weinstein | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Weinstein

Porn performers are real people. They are the sisters and brothers, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, aunts, uncles and cousins of people who live in our community. They deserve better as does the public health at large.

Who's Minding the Kids?!

Janet Weinberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Weinberg

As we worry about how to protect our children, we seem to lose track of the fact that they grow up to be sexually engaged youth. For eight years, we did not offer any options except abstinence-only sex education in the public schools.

5 Common Myths About STDs | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

There are many STD myths that have circulated among teens. Unfortunately, most are false, causing teens to make unexpected trips to their doctors. Her...