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Study: 'Leaky' Vaccines May Cause Viruses To Evolve Into Deadlier Forms

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) — Some vaccines may allow viruses to evolve into deadlier forms, a new study suggests.

Chickens that receive a vaccination against a strand of Herpes potentially allow unvaccinated birds in the same vicinity to catch a deadlier version of the same virus, as reported by… 502 more words


Montgomery, AL Ranked First In US for STDs

USA Today — Montgomery, Ala., has been named the most sexually diseased city in the nation, according to one group’s ranking of federal data.

The rankings, released this week and compiled by rentapplication.com, use 2013 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 65 more words


The Truth About Herpes and African American Women

Lets start with the facts. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 48% of African American women between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with genital herpes, that is nearly 1 in 2 women. 565 more words

TIME Magazine Ruined Herpes Journalism. Here's How To Fix It.

In 1982, TIME Magazine published a very special cover story: “The New Scarlet Letter.” In five dense pages full of salacious personal anecdotes and some incredibly horrifying doctoral testimonies, … 4,218 more words

Why We Need Clicky, Accessible Herpes Writing Too

Another piece for Women’s Health, another amusing stock photo choice.

The real title for this piece should be “How to Not Be a Fucking Asshole,” but this was the headline they pitched me. 558 more words

Myths About Safe Sex And Sexual Health

MYTH #1: You can catch an STD from a toilet seat

Sexually transmitted diseases or infections can’t live outside the body for a long period of time—especially not on a cold, hard surface like a toilet seat. 1,187 more words

Relationships & Sex


by Fury

For a portion of my high school years I went to a single sex, all girls, Anglican private school. We had a fairly extensive abstinence based sex ed course that ran for at least two of the years I was there.I remember vividly one exercise that was given to us where we were all given pieces of paper. 950 more words

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