Gonorrhea reaches outbreak levels in Clark County

Clark County is currently experiencing a gonorrhea outbreak. Dr. Alan Melnick, county health officer, said Clark County Public Health recorded 94 cases of the sexually transmitted disease during the fourth quarter […]

Higher alcohol taxes lead to lower STD rates

Researchers discovered that increasing taxes on alcohol can have a perhaps unexpected result: lower gonorrhea rates. University of Florida Health researchers found that increasing state alcohol taxes could help prevent sexually […]

Women in need of reproductive health education

“The science of baby-making still a mystery for many women,” so says researchers at Yale School of Medicine. Certainly, I thought, this news release title has to be a bit of […]

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ has herpes

First, let me start by saying: Ewwww. “Fifty Shades of Grey” has herpes. Yes, you read that correctly. Two Belgian university professors performed bacteriology and toxicology tests on the 10 most borrowed books […]

High school condom dispensers

Access to condoms just got a whole lot easier for high schoolers in Philadelphia. In an effort to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases between students, 22 public high schools […]

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