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H.I.V., An Equal Opportunity Infector Pt. 1

A few weeks back, I read a news report about an unnamed high profile celebrity being H.I.V. positive.  A week later, it was announced that Charlie Sheen was going to interview with Matt Lauer to reveal some big news.  1,037 more words


U-M Study Finds People Irrationally Afraid Of Sex Risks

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) Actor Charlie Sheen’s HIV-positive status has put sexually transmitted diseases back at the forefront of the news cycle.

In reality, people are much more likely to be killed in a car crash than die from risky sexual behavior. 371 more words


STD Rates At Record High

I read this in USA Today this morning.

New data out from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that sexually transmitted disease cases increased significantly in 2014, with cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis up for the first time since 2006.

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Charlie Sheen is a microcosm of America

By Tom Quiner

America’s STD epidemic continues.

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data, and it’s bad:

√ Reported cases of gonorrhea are up for 2014, up 4% from the previous year.

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Truth, Theory, or Tall Tale

Is Endometriosis a sexually transmitted disease?

No.  Although a cause is not yet known by the medical or scientific community, it is not infectious.  It cannot be spread by bodily fluids.   19 more words


Abstinence-Only Education Is Found to Delay Sex - The New York Times

You’ve heard it so many times. They’ve thrown out polls and “scientific studies” that really weren’t that scientific. Abstinence only doesn’t stop children from having sex, and it doesn’t keep them safe from STD’s. 1,007 more words


Dating Apps Like Tinder And Grindr Come Under Fire On New Billboard Suggesting They Promote STDs

LOS ANGLES (CBSLA.com)  —   A new billboard has lots of folks in Los Angeles buzzing about sex, safe sex, online hookups and apps.

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is taking the popular online dating apps Tinder and Grindr to task — suggesting their users are more susceptible to STD’s like chlamydia and gonorrhea. 107 more words