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Nearly Half Of Men Have This Sexually Transmitted Infection

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.23.2017 | Healthy Living

Nearly half of American men have a genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, but a much smaller percentage have received the HPV vaccine, accordin...

That STI App On Your Phone Might Not Be Giving You The Best Health Advice

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.13.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) – Of nearly 90 mobile phone apps focusing on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), about a third had inaccurate and incomplete in...

Removing Your Pubic Hair Is Linked To A Heightened Risk Of STIs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.07.2016 | Healthy Living

The Question: Does waxing, plucking or shaving your pubic hair come with added risk for sexually transmitted infections? Yes, according to new resear...

Subaru WRX STi Packed Full Of Ramen Noodles For Charity

Michael Berenis | Posted 08.26.2016 | Good News
Michael Berenis

Packing in as many boxes of Ramen noodles as possible, I managed to feed over 1,200 mouths with $239 and just 17.5 pounds of boost.

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.

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 01.17.2017 | 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...

Walking on Eggshells - Bery's Place - The Ugandan Sexual Abuse Recovery Home of 43 Young Girls

Stephen Harris | Posted 02.19.2017 | Education
Stephen Harris

Walking on Eggshells Bery's Place - The Sexual Abuse Recovery Home of 43 Ugandan Girls Sometimes one ends up in situations they could never expect.  ...

#RealRavishly Sex Myths: The Things You Thought You Knew

Joni Edelman | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women
Joni Edelman

Perks of being editor-in-chief of a feminist website, include but are limited to: early release books! Exhibit A: The Sex Myth by Rachel Hills. (As ...

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 ...

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...

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 20s

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook c...

This Glowing Condom Changes Color If You Have An STD

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.24.2015 | Weird News

Glow yellow for herpes? A group of British teenage boys have presented an idea for a condom that changes color based on whether its wearer has an STD....

Think You Might Have An STD? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Planned Parenthood launched a pilot program for at-home STD testing in California this week. It allows women (and men!) to be screened to for chlamydi...

Why This Woman Celebrates The Day She Was Diagnosed With Herpes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.27.2015 | Women

In a conversation with HuffPost Live on Friday, writer Ella Dawson opened up about the "tidal wave of shame" she felt when she first found out she had...

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 ...

The Story Behind the New Tattoo on My Right Wrist

Brad Crelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Crelia

Sitting in the doctor's office after class a few weeks ago, I had a sense of what was coming. But a thousand cups of coffee couldn't have gotten my blood going any more than it was that day.

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...

‘Like This Page’ To Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections

ScienceBlog | Posted 12.09.2012 | Technology

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention messages delivered by Facebook can be effective in promoting condom use among young adults in the shor...

Keeping New York's Youth Safe and Healthy

Joan Malin | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Joan Malin

Our teens want and need accurate information about their sexual and reproductive health, which is why we must do everything we can to ensure we are properly educating young people.

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.

First Important Steps

Joan Malin | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Joan Malin

This week is National Sex Ed Week, and for the first time in 20 years, we're celebrating it knowing New York City will now require sex education to be taught in schools.

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...

College Students Reflect On 30 Years Of HIV/AIDS

Turnstyle | Posted 08.03.2011 | College

A lot has changed since the eighties. Or so I'm told. I wasn't born until 1991 -- the same year Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV.