'YES Means TEST' Initiative Seeks to Improve Black Sexual Health
4/26/2017 In response to the growing number of infections, the American Sexual Health Association has announced its “YES Means TEST” initiative.
China Should Become Champion of Global Reproductive Rights
4/26/2017 What is equally worrying is what the effects of a lack of education and availability of contraceptives might do to efforts toward containing HIV/AIDS and other STDs. And then there are the potential stresses on future family ... Undermining access to ...
Report: Blue Earth County's chlamydia rate soars
4/26/2017 Lauren Havens, nurse practitioner in the family medicine department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato Northridge, said barriers in access to care, including funding cuts to health care programs, could be contributing to the rising STD rates. The ...
Harry Styles Ends Koala Chlamydia Rumors
4/26/2017 Harry Styles cleared up a long-running rumor last week, confirming that he did not contract chlamydia from a koala he held in 2012.
STDs and STIs are normal
4/26/2017 Despite these heavy statistics, college students find it difficult to talk about STDs and STIs. ASU even offers testing and treatment, as well as a sexual health assessment tool, but the first step is to have tough, honest conversations that lead to ...
Women face health care defunding
4/26/2017 The Collegian has a policy against disclosing the names of sexual assault victims. “I've done pregnancy tests with Planned Parenthood,” she said.
If a man removes a condom without consent during sex, should it be a crime?
4/26/2017 Nearly half of all new STD cases are in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. This video discusses the importance of a healthy dialogue between youth and providers concerning their sexual health, and features CDC Epidemiologist, Elizabeth ...
STDs are being ignored
4/26/2017 Diseases among men who have sex with men have been increasing since at least 2000 and in 2014, the rates increased and men having sex with other men account for 83 percent of reported cases. More than half of these homosexual men are diagnosed ...
San Antonio STD rates surpass state average; Metro Health using Fiesta to raise awareness
4/26/2017 ... they need to make sure to use condoms every time and use them correctly," Dr. Bridger said. Factors affecting STD rates include risky sexual behaviors, such as unprotected anonymous sex, and the use of Internet and mobile apps to find anonymous sex.
Why Men and Women Lie about Sex, and How this Complicates STD Control
4/26/2017 Sexual behavior data should be both accurate and reliable, as they are paramount for effective reproductive health interventions to prevent HIV and STD. When men and women misreport their sexual behaviors, it undermines program designers' and health ...