Posts tagged "herpes"

Study: You Probably Have Herpes

In its first ever global assessment of the prevalence of the herpes virus that causes cold sores, the World Health Organization reports in the journal PLoS ONEĀ that two in three…

Newser | October 29, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Professors Tested Fifty Shades Of Grey Library Book & Discovered It Has Herpes

Everyone makes fun of me at the office for being a germophobe. But read this story and tell me I’m wrong: professors in Belgium ran toxicology and bacteriology tests on…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2013 - 9:20 am

Woman Claims She Got Herpes From Trying On Rihanna’s MAC Lipstick

So, you guys, this is basically my worst fear EVER: a woman says she got herpes from using a tester tube of lipstick! Starkeema Greenidge of Harlem attended a Rihanna…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Awkward NYE Kisses: Kathy Griffin Smooches Anderson Cooper’s Crotch & Jenny McCarthy Maybe Makes Out With A Guy With A Herpes Sore

First of all, Happy New Year, you guys! Did you kiss anyone special when the clock hit midnight? Sadly, I was smoochless, but even that’s preferable to the kissing Kathy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 2, 2013 - 8:30 am

What’s The Point In Suing Someone Over An STD?

A New York City woman is suing a “major Republican fundraiser” after he gave her herpes. What a catch! Not only did he give big bucks to Mitt Romney, but…

Jessica Wakeman | December 13, 2012 - 9:20 am

Woman Wins $900K From Guy Who Gave Her Herpes

Reason to wear a condom No. 437: Giving someone an STD can be really expensive. A 49-year-old Oregon woman won a lawsuit last week against the 69-year-old man she says…

Newser | June 5, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Girl Talk: My First Sex Partner Gave Me Herpes

“I have to introduce you to my cousin Logan*,” my childhood friend told me emphatically one weekend when I was home from college. “He’s really good looking—if he were taller…

M. Alexander | June 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Sex With Susannah: “He Rejected Me Because I Have Herpes”

I met the most amazing man four months ago. We recently started to date, and I realized there was no doubt in my mind he is the one. Last night…

Susannah Breslin | March 10, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Tila Tequila Makes Explosive Claims About Rihanna

Tila Tequila never shies away from press, even negative press. In fact, she seems to have “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” ingrained in her brain. So, of course,…

Annika Harris | December 4, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Mind Of Man: Dating Someone With An Incurable STD

A reader sent me an email and asked me if I would ever date someone with an incurable STD. She had recently been diagnosed with the HSV virus (that’s herpes,…

John DeVore | July 22, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Is It Necessary To Always Tell Partners About Your STD?

I was having dinner with some friends the other night, one of whom does HIV research. We started talking about STDs in general when another friend admitted she’s had herpes…

Wendy Atterberry | June 25, 2009 - 3:50 pm

How I Got The Clap And Other STD Stories: The Girl Who Got Herpes Before She Had Sex

April is STD Awareness Month, and we asked you to share your STD-related stories so we could learn from your each other’s mistakes. If you have a tale involving sores,

The Frisky | April 6, 2009 - 3:15 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Dating A Guy With The Herp

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!

Dr. V | April 5, 2009 - 2:00 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Herpes

Hooray! It’s STD Awareness Month! We’ve never met an STD we weren’t simultaneously repulsed and fascinated by, which is why we’ll be unveiling the five things you need to know…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 1, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Blaming The Victim: Can We Stop Looking For Excuses For Chris Brown?

If one more person sends me a link to a story which says that Rihanna gave Chris Brown herpes and that’s why he allegedly hit and bit her, I will…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 10, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Cold Sores

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!

Dr. V | November 30, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Quickies!: Toccara Jones, A Better iPod Nano, & Jessica Simpson’s Ugly Fashion Line

The answer to today’s “Match The Keira Knightley Movie To The Image” poll/quiz is: A (5); B (3); C (4); D (2); E (1); F (6). Congratulations over 80% of…

Annika Harris | September 9, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Ringtone Promotes Safe Sex In India

There are many ways to let people know you’re into having safe sex. The easiest being to verbalize your needs: “I will not sleep with you unless you use a…

Catherine Strawn | August 20, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Young & The Condomless: Is Herpes The New HPV?

We scored a nice little quote in Page Six Magazine’s story on “Generation Unsafe Sex”, but some of the other people interviewed left us with the question above. A half…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 28, 2008 - 4:00 pm

A Cure For The Common Cold Sore

The CDC has confirmed that a cure for both oral and genital herpes is in the works. Hooray! An estimated 100 million Americans have the oral herp, while 20% have…

Simcha | July 10, 2008 - 4:30 pm