STDs

STDs

It May Soon Be Impossible to Treat Gonorrhea

Two-thirds of countries have reported gonorrhea cases that resist all known antibiotics.
Sophie Cousins
5.15.18
yikes

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
Denny Watkins
4.4.18
Ugh

Doctors Are Less Likely to Recommend the HPV Vaccine for Boys

Not getting the human papillomavirus vaccine could leave them at greater risk of developing certain cancers.
Jesse Hicks
3.30.18
butt stuff

How Dirty Is Going Ass to Mouth?

Eating your own poop is shockingly not that bad for you.
Christine Ro
3.26.18
hard data

Women Regret Casual Sex They've Had, Men Regret Sex They've Passed Up

Compared to men, women rated their most recent casual sex experience as less physically gratifying and more disgusting.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
3.1.18
hard data

Nearly One in Five Sex Workers Are Men

A new study offers a look into what their lives are like.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2.21.18
Unscrewing Ourselves

Your Dentist Should Be Asking You About Your Sex Life

It'll make your visit even more uncomfortable, but it needs to happen.
Nicole Wetsman
2.1.18
body

The Health Risks of Getting a Tattoo

Reports include ink complications, infections, toxin effects, scarring, and more.
Greg Hall
1.26.18
hard data

Trump's Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is a Threat to Your Health

Instead of learning safer sex practices, students are simply taught to keep it in their pants.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.18.18
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
STDs

8 Things People Still Get Wrong About HPV

Setting the record straight on America's most common STD.
Emily Cassel
1.8.18
Unscrewing Ourselves

At-Home STD Tests Could Help More People Get Screened

Twice as many Londoners got tested when they had this option.
Nick Keppler
1.2.18