Your choice of birth control method depends on factors such as your general health, age, frequency of sexual activity, number of sexual partners, desire to have children in the future, and family history of certain diseases.
The jump has occurred among men and women in most age groups, but young adults remain the most affected. Several counties have seen more dramatic upswings, including Spokane, Yakima, Thurston, Kitsap and Benton counties, which are at outbreak levels.
Nearly 1 in 5 people living with HIV don’t know they have it. Many other STDs (such as chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea) are also unknowingly spread and left untreated.
In this third article from her series on teens, sex and the risk of sexually transmitted infections, Seattle Children’s physician Dr. Yolanda Evans talks chlamydia.
This this first article of a series on sexually transmitted infections in teens, Seattle Children’s Dr. Yolanda Evans begins by first talking about teens and sexuality. “As teens,” she writes, “we start to discover who we are attracted to and what we are looking for in a partner. We also start to experiment with relationships . . .
Dr. Corey is an expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development. His research has focused on herpes viruses, HIV and other viral infections, particularly those associated with cancer.
Santorum once wanted more government involvement in health care, not less. Electronic health records and medical malpractice. Making the best of old age. Talking about AIDS and sex.
The U.S. may soon start seeing a rising number of untreatable cases of gonorrhea unless new drugs can be found to combat emerging strains that are resistant to existing antibiotics, scientists warn in this week’s issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. “It is time to sound the alarm,” said the UW’s Dr. Judy Wasserheit, one of the authors of the journal article.
Health organizations and school districts are using Web sites and texting services to provide teens with accurate information about sex, the New York Times reports.
Hay más de 750 personas en el Condado de King que son latinos y tienen VIH o SIDA, y alrededor del 40% de ellos recibieron un diagnóstico tardío.
In response to an explosion of new cases of syphilis, health officials here have launched a media campaign to encourage gay and bisexual men to get tested for the sexually transmitted infection.