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Positive Statuses and Challenges From a Dating Perspective

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Preetam Kaushik

In a world that is obsessed with fitness, six-pack-abs, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, there is something more imperative that's been taking a ...

Shocking Number Of Grindr Users Have Never Been Tested For HIV/AIDS, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A survey released by the Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training in mid-September found that 10 percent of men on the gay hookup app Grindr have...

This STD Could Become Immune To Antibiotics

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Sexually transmitted diseases are always dangerous, but strains of the infections that can mutate and become resistant to drugs are making treatment m...

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

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...

David Lohr

Hospital Patient Sexually Assaulted, Urinated On | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

Police in New York say an apparently disturbed 49-year-old man molested and urinated on a patient at Harlem Hospital. Tyrone Brown was being treate...

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.

Itching and Burning and Bumps, Oh My! A Guide to Vaginal Issues

Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park

Women are bound to experience issues "down there" from time to time. It's perfectly normal! See your doctor with any concerns you may have, and remember that vaginal issues are nothing to be embarrassed about.

Cara Santa Maria

The Strange History Of The Condom | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.08.2012 | Science

The condom protects us from infection and unwanted pregnancy, and it has reshaped the history of sex across the world. Studying its strange past can t...

PHOTOS: STD Cupcakes Not For The Squeamish

Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, genital warts and other sexually transmitted diseases adorn a set of specially prepared -- and painstakingly anatomically co...

August 1: Women's Health Care Package Implementation Is Cause for Celebration and Caution

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

The new package of care for women without extra out-of-pocket cost represents a huge step forward. But the ongoing, relentless campaign against health care reform continues unabated.

Surprising Sex Ed Survey Has Some Experts Calling For Changes

Posted 09.14.2012 | Science

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 04/05/2012 01:31 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Schools have made little progress in recent years in teachin...

How I Live With An STD

Posted 02.09.2012 | Women

Anonymous | The Daily Muse From the time I received the first call notifying me of my abnormal Pap smear results until the day the doctor confir...

The Real Impact of Silence on Women's Health

Tanya Abreu | Posted 04.03.2012 | Women
Tanya Abreu

Together we can eradicate suffering in silence, the shame about our bodies that prevents us from getting the care we need, and the senseless deaths of women waiting too long in silence.

Boy Sues School Paper For Using His Photo In STD Story

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education

Kenneth Clements, a former student at Ronald Reagan High School in Miami, Fl., claims the school paper, the Reagan Advocate, used his photo without hi...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Sex Education: Does Abstinence-Only Education Really Work? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education

2011-11-18-djfkdjfkjioejfkdkjiejie.jpgScience illuminates sexuality. And that is why it is so important that we learn about our bodies at an early age.

Catherine Pearson

A Sex Parasite Most Common In Women Over 40? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

A sex parasite that causes one of the most common sexually transmitted infections is nearly twice as prevalent in women 50 and older, according to new...

Special Delivery: Anonymous E-Card Urges Ex-Lovers To Take STD Tests

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

When you care enough to send the very best, you choose Hallmark. When you need to send the very worst, you choose an anonymous e-card that warns previ...

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.

HPV Risk From Oral Sex Is Underestimated

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

There was also this disturbing notion that many teens think of oral sex as a low-risk sexual activity; they have a misguided notion that it has less of a risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases.

Weekly Pulse: DADT, Vampire Bees, and Other Hazards to Your Health

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Dr. Kenneth Katz recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine titled "Health...

WATCH Bill Maher: 'There Doesn't Need To Be An App For Everything'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. That seems to be Bill Maher's sentiment regarding news that doctors are developing a new iPhone applic...

South Africa's 'Government Condom' Campaign Has Mixed Results

GlobalPost | Iva Skoch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Julie Peroni liked everything about her new boyfriend and she couldn't wait for the first time he spent the night. "Things...

South African Prisoners Are Offered Circumcision For AIDS Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an effort to slow the spread of HIV in one of the country's highest-infected regions, prisoners in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province are now be...

Vegan Condom Company Starts Up In Boulder

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Sovine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Sir Richard's is a new Boulder-based condom company that plans to market toward a younger crowd, but also donate condoms worldwide to prevent the spre...