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India’s Aging Sex Workers Are Facing a Healthcare Crisis

STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.
Justin Heifetz​​
10.3.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

HPV: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

You probably have, have had, or will have HPV at some point.
Sarah Kasbeer
10.2.17
Sex
Sex

People Have Been STD Shaming Since Medieval Times

A brief and bumpy history of overblown STD stigmas.
Elizabeth Brown
9.28.17
STDs
STDs

STD Rates Hit Record High for Third Year in a Row

Young people 15 to 24 are driving the epidemic.
Ed Cara
9.27.17
STD symptoms
STD symptoms

Crabs: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

The microscopic crab louse may be in decline, but it’s hardly gone.
Eric Spitznagel
9.26.17
doin' it
doin' it

Why are Flavored Condoms Still a Thing?

For one thing, because college girls are buying them.
Emily Cassel
9.26.17
STD symptoms
STD symptoms

Gonorrhea: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Gonorrhea continues to evade our best efforts to kill it.
Eric Spitznagel
9.21.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

Molloscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Molloscum Contagiosum—or MC—is an STD that's part of the pox family of viruses.
Eric Spitznagel
9.20.17
doin' it
doin' it

The Best Condom Exists But We Can't Buy it Yet

Thanks, researchers.
Emily Cassel
9.18.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

Scabies: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Some nasty buggers are basically using your skin as their personal toilet.
Eric Spitznagel
9.14.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

Chlamydia: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Two-thirds of all reported chlamydia cases were people between the ages of 15 and 24.
Eric Spitznagel
9.12.17
STDs
STDs

People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes

For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
S.E. Smith
9.12.17