HPV Shots Don’t Lead to Sex
One of the concerns expressed by some parents about the HPV vaccine is that getting it might encourage their daughters to have sex sooner. Not so, says a new study.
"Like" Safe Sex, You Might Do It More
What if "liking" a Facebook page could help you make better decisions or live healthier? For sexual health, there is some evidence that it can.
HPV Vaccine Has No Serious Side Effects
Since vaccine safety is often on some parents' minds, it's valuable news when an additional safety study is released. One on the HPV vaccine has just been completed.
Listen & Learn Ladies
What’s the best way to get the word out about major health issues? For certain groups, a short story on the radio can reach and educate a lot of people easily and successfully.
Prostate Cancer Goes Viral
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is linked to a number of cancers. And the Epstein Barr virus is associated with nasal cancer. It turns out these two viruses may have a mysterious association with yet another.
What About the Children?
Sex! Violence! Drugs! Alcohol! Bullying! Pregnancy! Parenting can feel like a minefield at times, and a recent national poll reveals how important all these child health issues are to adults across the U.S.
Whack-A-Mole for HPV Vaccine
Sometimes medicine is kind of like a game of whack-a-mole. You whack down one thing, and then another pops up. Some scientists have been worried that could happen with HPV.
Sexting: A Health Risk?
Teens and young adults have more access to technology than ever before. Sexting can have legal and social consequences, but could sexting behavior have health consequences too?
Gonorrhea is Changing
The bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted infection, gonorrhea, can develop a tolerance for certain antibiotics. New recommendations involve a two-pronged approach.
Sexual Perils of Energy Drinks & Alcohol
Is a Red Bull and vodka or a Jager Bomb one of your standard bar drinks for a night on the town? Then you may be more likely to wake up beside a one night stand the next morning.