Gonorrhea cases on rise in Licking County
5/17/2017 In this case, we need to talk about Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). An old foe, gonorrhea, has been on the rise. Chlamydia, another STD, remains the most common communicable disease reported to the Licking County Health Department with 640 ...
Bill to allow anonymous health risk surveys in high schools fails in Louisiana Senate
5/17/2017 Proponents argued that with access to the full scope of risk behavior data among young people, the state could apply for more funding for programming to accurately reflect student behavior and help lower the state's high rates of STDs and unplanned ...
Little time spent on sex ed in NC classes
5/17/2017 Elizabeth Finley, spokesperson for Sexual Health Initiatives For Teens NC, said North Carolina's laws are consistent with what research shows is the best way to provide sexual education.
The facts of life: the state of sex ed in Louisiana
5/17/2017 But health officials and advocates point to a gap between the state's prescription for sex ed (and lack thereof) and Louisiana's enormously high rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and unplanned pregnancies among teenagers and young people.
More chlamydia cases lead STD rise in Den Haag region
5/17/2017 Chlamydia is a growing problem in The Hague and its surroundings, according to the Center for Sexual Health GGZ Haaglanden.
myLAB Box Tackles Escalating STD Epidemic
5/17/2017 LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sexual e-health pioneers myLAB Box, the first nationwide at-home STD testing-to-treatment service, today announced the launch of their new Love Box, a test kit developed specifically for couples to tackle the ...
Top-Rated Urgent Care in Los Angeles Now Offering STD Testing
5/17/2017 Full Service and multi-specialty Los Angeles urgent care facility, Vermont Urgent Care, now offers free STD testing to those who qualify.
Sexually transmitted infections: Dating apps used to help stop them from spreading
5/17/2017 “Using Smartphone Apps in STD Interviews to Find Sexual Partners,” published in the May-June 2015 issue of Public Health Reports, reported on the success in finding partners. The program, which started with one county-issued phone, has expanded and ...
What a World Without Planned Parenthood Looks Like
5/17/2017 In a new video for Planned Parenthood called UNLOCKED, Joss Whedon makes it very clear what a world without Planned Parenthood could look like: it could mean less STD prevention education and potentially more STDs, it could mean women not ... a world ...
Meet the sex detectives working to slow the spread of STDs
5/17/2017 To slow the spread of STDs, Austin Public Health is trying to get more people into treatment. Once a patient is diagnosed with an STD the focus is on tracking down all their sex partners and breaking the bad news. So-called "sex detectives" follow up ...