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CDC: U.S. has severe epidemic of STIs

Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued two new studies of sexually transmitted behavior just in time for Valentine's Day. And, let's just say... the results ain't pretty.... Read more»

Bill seeks felony charge for intentionally exposing others to HIV, STDs

Rep. Lela Alston, D-Phoenix, says she introduced the bill because a woman in her district contracted a sexually transmitted disease from a man who didn't tell her he was infected. The measure covers giving blood or tissue and sharing needles, as well as sexual activity.... Read more»1

Filthy surgical instruments: The hidden threat in operating rooms

Intricate modern instruments revolutionized surgery, but they have proven difficult to clean, posing serious risks to patients.... Read more»

AIDS deaths at lowest level since 2005

AIDS-related deaths are down 21 percent from their peak in 2005, according to a report released today by UNAIDS, the joint United Nations program on HIV and AIDS. The number of new HIV infections is also down 21 percent from its peak in 1997.... Read more»

HIV-infected organs given to patients at Taiwan hospital

A hospital in Taiwan mistakenly transplanted HIV-infected organs into five patients, the Associated Press reports. The organs all came from one patient who died last week.... Read more»

Wanderlust: Government condoms 'too small' for some

Urban South Africans are so saturated with safe sex messages that experts are beginning to wonder whether people are starting to block them out. ... Read more»

Gay-4-pay in Prague

Globalization has changed the wage structure of the porn industry. In Eastern Europe, men are willing to do porn for a lot less.... Read more»

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