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CDC Tells Men Who’ve Been in Zika Areas to Use Condoms

US health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman—for the entire duration of the pregnancy. The guidance also said the men might consider abstaining or using condoms even during sex with a woman who isn’t pregnant, the AP reports. More »


CDC: Pregnant Women Should Go In A Bubble And Seriously Not Even Move It Could Be Dangerous

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has advised pregnant women to avoid having sex with people who may be infected with Zika, which is really just the abstinence version of “Try not to get bit by any bugs.”

Thus far, the guidelines refer to vaginal, oral and anal sex, so making out… More »


1-In-5 Sexually Active Teens Have Used The Morning-After Pill

A survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows that teen use of the morning-after pill has risen from 1-in-12 a decade ago to 1-in-5 today. There wasn’t much change in teen girls’ use of other forms of contraception. Almost all teenaged girls who reported being sexually active said they’ve used condoms at… More »


What Does CDC’s New Data About Sexual Assault Reveal?

The Centers For Disease Control released its National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey yesterday and the findings throw a fork in many common perceptions surrounding sexual assault and its victims. Contrary to the stereotype that a rape victim is “some slut in a bar,” the demographics found to be at the highest risk for sexual… More »


Doin’ It With Dr. V: How To Tell Someone They Need To Get Tested For STDs

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also, sadly,More »


CDC Releases Latest STD Statistics

Yikes — 19 million STD infections occur each year according to the Center for Disease Control’s NEW report this week. The numbers from 2007 are in and the stats are a total bummer. Gonorrhea and chlamydia, the most common STDs, recorded the largest number of known cases to date, 1.5 million according to the most… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Hair, Syphilis, And How To Spend Your Mornings

Humans have the same amount of hair as gorillas and other primates, it’s just virtually invisible. So why have we retained so much hair on our heads? “Human head hair, and its myriad of configurations in different human cultures, has been sexually selected for, in human evolution, as a mate-signaling device — perhaps the human… More »