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Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain In Hawaii A First For U.S.

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living

A drug-resistant cluster of gonorrhea infections in Hawaii have health officials worried that the sexually transmitted disease could soon prove untrea...

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...

We Need To Accept That Zika Is An STD

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living

In light of the recent news that Zika virus could stay in semen for more than six months ― twice as long as scientists previously though the virus c...

If You're Sexually Active, Getting Herpes Is Practically Inevitable

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

We treat herpes as a punishment or a punchline, when really it's a simple fact of being a sexually active person.

Does Sex During Late Pregnancy Harm Your Baby?

Shawn Clark | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawn Clark

Sex during pregnancy may not feature in most women's minds. With the ever increasing demands of pregnancy, which include morning sickness, nausea, fat...

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.

If This Billboard Doesn't Make You Get An STD Test, Nothing Will

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.16.2016 | Weird News

We’re still waiting around for universal healthcare, but in the meantime, this group will help you find a free STD screening. “Feel the Burn?” ...

Zombie Video Takes Turn You'll Never See Coming

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.31.2016 | Impact

Zombies typically aren’t all that discerning when it comes to choosing their victims. But they should be –- as this short thriller points out. The...

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...

Women Are Not Idiots, Governor Kasich

Martha Burk | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Sorry, John. Female voters are listening carefully -- very carefully -- and women are not stupid. They know doublespeak when they hear it, and they just got an earful of it from you.

New Zika Guidelines Will Change How Lots Of Americans Have Sex

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Pregnant couples in which a male partner may have been exposed to the mosquito-borne Zika virus should use condoms during vaginal, anal and oral sex o...

The Younger A Child Starts Having Sex, The Higher Their STI Risk

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - For adolescents, earlier age of sexual initiation is tied to a dramatically higher risk of contracting a sexually ...

Need A Free Penis Tape Measure? Clinic Says Girth Matters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.01.2015 | Weird News

A Swedish health clinic is adding some girth to holiday mirth. It's handing out penis tape measures so young men are properly fitted for condoms. The ...

Straight Guys Need STD Tests, Too. Why Isn't The Government Recommending It?

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

A sexually transmitted disease epidemic is growing in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week. The federa...

Everything You Need To Know About That 'New' STD

Live Science | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.18.2015 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 11/18/2015 09:27 AM EST on LiveScience A little-known sexually transmitted disease that has attracted more attention la...

How Data Provides Insight To Improve Adolescents' Health

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 10.05.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

We all have a role to play in helping to protect the sexual health of our young people - youth can be more aware of the risks they face, and parents and schools can get the information they need to stay safe.

6 Questions You Were Afraid To Ask About Older People Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty

1. Do they, you know, really do it? Yes, they really do it. How are we so certain? Well, for one, they aren't doing it very safely. The STD rate in ol...

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.

My Experience as a Mistress

Ravishly | Posted 05.28.2016 | Divorce
Ravishly

I never imagined myself as a mistress. About a year ago, I found myself divorced, with a wage decrease and a rent increase all in the same month. I no...

What Teens Don't Know Can Hurt Them (and Their Futures) -- Why STD Testing Is Critical

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

We all need to break the silence that surrounds STDs in our communities -- we should talk about STDs without shame or stigma and help young people understand STD screening is a routine, essential part of taking care of themselves and protecting their future health.

5 STDs You Should Worry About More Than Ebola

Em & Lo | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Next time you sleep with someone new, think about asking them to discuss their sexual history -- when they were last tested, what STDs they have had or still have, if they always use condoms, etc.

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...

ADHD and Sex: An Interview with Ari Tuckman PsyD MBA

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

As in any other relationship, it's important to be able to talk openly and honestly about sexual desires and concerns. However, in order to be able to have good conversations in bed, you have to be having good conversations outside of bed, too -- and not just about sex, but about all the other parts of the relationship.

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...