Topics :: STDs
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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 26, 2012
Twenty-two Philadelphia’s high schools will receive condom dispensers that give away free condoms, a pilot launched by health officials in order to combat high STD rates among the city’s teens.
By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Dec 26, 2012
A new report issued by state health officials indicates that usage of poppers is high among gay and bisexual men in California who test positive for gonorrhea.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
A study from Johns Hopkins University reports that the decrease of circumcisions in this country could lead to the spread of HIV and STDs and increase health-care costs.
By Shaun Knittel | Thursday Aug 11, 2011
The mChip, a credit card-sized HIV and STD test that fits into your wallet, could revolutionize the delivery of results when it is finally released here.
By Louis Finley | Wednesday May 11, 2011
Mayor Michael Nutter unveiled a new campaign last month designed to reduce rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the city. Take Control Philly offers free condoms to teens as young as 11.
By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Apr 5, 2011
You have 36 hours. What will you do? Mike Ruiz lends a hand to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Mar 11, 2010
A new analysis from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reaffirms previously studies that show that younger MSMs (men who have sex with men), which includes gay and bisexual men, are particularly hard-hit by STDs like HIV and syphilis.
By Mike Stobbe | Tuesday Nov 17, 2009
Sexually spread diseases continue to rise, with reported chlamydia cases setting yet another record in 2008, government health officials said Monday.
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