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Gardasil’s Scare Tactic Ads Do More Harm Than Good, One Woman Says

Lux Alptraum has written an intriguing piece for Jezebel, “The HPV Vaccine’s Misguided Scare Tactics.” Alptraum argues that Merck, which manufactures Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, uses scare tactics in its…

Susannah Breslin | May 12, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Dear Wendy: “Should I Tell My Boyfriend I Lied About My Sexual History?”

Two years ago when my boyfriend and I were having a conversation about when we lost our virginity, I lied and told him I was 22 and had slept with…

Wendy Atterberry | March 25, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Send Your Bestie An HPV E-Card. No, Really.

Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Yeah, me neither. Luckily the folks at Some E-Cards are all up on it. Since HPV is the leading cause…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 8, 2010 - 5:40 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

Men Are Unlikely To Protect Themselves, Or Their Partners, From HPV

An HPV vaccine for men is likely to be approved in the next year, but according to a recent study, men are fairly unlikely to get the shot, even if…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 5, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Farrah Fawcett Leaves The Hospital; What Is Anal Cancer, Anyway?

Farrah Fawcett left a Los Angeles hospital today after being there over a week. She suffered from stomach bleeding resulting from the anal cancer treatment she received in Germany. [People]…

Alex Leo | April 13, 2009 - 7:30 pm

This Week In Sex News

There has been a lot of sex-related stuff in the news over the last couple days, which makes complete sense because April is STD Awareness Month, and, you know, the…

Catherine Strawn | April 7, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quickies!: Heidi And Spencer Have A Santa Threesome, World Recoils In Horror

On an “impromptu photo shoot,” Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt showed how much they’re in love by making out while Heidi sat on Santa’s lap. [Popbytes]
So you thought having…

Annika Harris | December 15, 2008 - 10:00 pm

HPV: Not Just For Crotches Anymore

According to a new study, HPV is moving on up…to mouths! That’s right, just when you thought Gardasil and Cervarix solved all your problems, now you have to worry about…

Simcha | October 15, 2008 - 6:30 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

FDA Guards Gardasil’s Market Share

So far in the states, Gardasil has been the only FDA approved vaccine for the double-whammy strain of HPV that causes cervical cancer. However, in Europe Cervarix has been kicking…

Simcha | July 1, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Gardasil Has Been Gettin’ Some Haters

The Human Papillomavirus, aka HPV, can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. And now it’s possible that the vaccine that guards against HPV, Gardasil, may cause death. Around the world,…

Simcha | June 25, 2008 - 8:00 pm