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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...

Teenage Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccine Reduces Risk For All STDs

Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

Although the Human Papillomavirus vaccine may be lowering teens' risk of contracting HPV, as many as one in four teenage girls falsely believes that t...

Group Sex Popular Among Teen Girls? Say It Isn't So

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.20.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Stressed about the holidays? Well, here is yet one more or shall I say multiple issues to be concerned about. Alarming study results published in th...

Sentence For Mother Who Lied To School, Said Daughter's Rival Had Sex Disease

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

A mother from Queenstown, New Zealand has been slammed with 300 hours of community work, a $500 fine for emotional harm reparation and two years under...

Research Finds That Fewer Teens Are Having Sex

NYTimes.com | Nicholas Bakalar | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

About 43 percent of unmarried teenage girls and 42 percent of unmarried teenage boys have had sexual intercourse at least once, according to new resea...

'Free Love' Comes With A Price

Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty

Last month, we addressed the most common sex myths about baby boomers, debunking the false assumption that as people age, they lose their desire to ha...

Group To CVS: Unlock Prince George's Condoms

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A group is criticizing the CVS pharmacy chain of keeping condoms locked up in stores located in areas with high rates of HIV, especially...

Mother Lies To School, Says Daughter's Rival Has Sex Disease

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.18.2011 | Education

Forget spending days on an application essays and laboring over character references. One mother from Queenstown, New Zealand has admitted to taking d...

STD Rates Spike In Greenwich Village Women

| Andrea Swalec | Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis rates have risen among Greenwich Village women in recent years, according to analysis of the late...

Report: Aborigines Suffer From High STD Rates

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Aborigines suffer far higher rates of sexually transmitted disease than other Australians despite being targeted by safe sex in...

WATCH: Bachmann Chooses STDs?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy

American scientist and noted public intellectual Michele Bachmann stirred up quite a controversy after speaking out in opposition of Texas governor Ri...

Sex Education Tips

Kerry Cohen | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Kerry Cohen

Somehow, regardless of everything we know about sex education, regardless of everything we know about how little abstinence education works, we still shudder at the thought of our teenagers learning about sex.

School-Mandated Sex-Ed: It's About Time!

Ilana Garon | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education
Ilana Garon

My experience as a teacher in the New York City public school system has only furthered my belief that a comprehensive sex education policy would be a life-saving measure.

Sexygenerians: Why the Taboo Against Candor, Safety With Senior Sex?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Even if your parents never got around to having "the talk" with you, you may need to consider having it with them, especially if they are divorced or widowed.

Catherine Pearson

A Sex Parasite Most Common In Women Over 40?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
Turnstyle

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.

Decapitated Head Of St. Vitalis, Patron Saint Of Genital Disease, To Be Sold At Auction

AOL Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

The term "VD" is slang for venereal disease, but, in this case, it can also stand for "Vitalis' Dome," as in St. Vitalis, the patron saint for genital...

Sensibility Over Partisanship in Preventing Teen Pregnancy

Richard Buery | Posted 06.19.2011 | New York
Richard Buery

When it comes to solving teen pregnancy, we know what works. Slashing effective services based on politics or ideology unfairly impacts those of us who are the most vulnerable.

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.

Why "the Gays" Need Planned Parenthood Too

Thomas DeLorenzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas DeLorenzo

I grew up in Schenectady, a small city in upstate New York. Sex education was an embarrassing night with my younger brother in the school cafeteria w...

Three Children Honor Their Late Mother by Raising Awareness of Anal Cancer and HPV

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Utz

I wanted to share the story of a group of individuals who have taken a great tragedy and turned it into something positive.

STD Testing: Which Tests You Should Get and Why

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Doctors have their own opinions about who should be tested for which sexually transmitted disease (STD), but it's really up to you. When official ...

My Post-Divorce Dating Mishaps

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

I'll be the first to admit that I didn't know much about marriage when I said "I do" the first time...

Sex Over 50: WSJ Reports The New Normal, And It's Great! Dr. Pat's Notebook

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 07.19.2011 | Style
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Originally posted on Women's Voices for Change. The Wall Street Journal published an essay by Dr. Mark Lachs, head of geriatrics for the New York-P...

Why the Porn Industry's HIV Problem Is Our Problem, Too

Kellee Terrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kellee Terrell

It's obvious that not using condoms in porn is a safety hazard, but I have also often wondered: How much of a safety hazard is it for viewers to consume condomless porn?