std awareness month

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: AIDS

AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and there is no cure. HIV weakens the body’s ability to fend off diseases and multiplies in lymph nodes. It…

Stephanie Armstrong | April 28, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: The Truth About Oral Sex

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!

Simcha | April 26, 2009 - 1:00 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Syphilis

Syphilis is a mighty morphing STD that is hard to detect. Its symptoms don’t occur in a consistent order, but experts have narrowed them down to four stages. The…

Stephanie Armstrong | April 25, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Every year, one million U.S. women will become infected with pelvic inflammatory disease, also known as PID, an infection or inflammation of various reproductive organs. Yikes! This common disease can…

Momie Tullottes | April 24, 2009 - 2:30 pm

This Week In Sex News: Oral Contraceptives, Chlamydia Screenings, And Viagra For Girls

Researchers from Texas A&M University have found that women who do resistance exercises and take oral contraceptives don’t seem to gain as much lean muscle as those who aren’t on…

Catherine Strawn | April 21, 2009 - 10:30 am

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Hepatitis

Many people have heard of hepatitis C from Naomi Judd’s public battle with the disease and her crusade to make people aware of it. However, there are seven additional forms…

ShawnTe Pierce | April 20, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Crave: The Body Shop’s New Dragon Fruit Lip Butter

For girls who love safe sex as much as new lip goo, The Body Shop and MTV have debuted a dragon fruit/shea lip butter to raise money for MTV’s Staying…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2009 - 5:00 pm

You Won’t Get Tested For STDs Unless You Ask

April is STD Awareness Month, which should serve as a yearly reminder to get tested for STDs if you’re sexually active. When you make your annual trip to the gyno,…

Catherine Strawn | April 20, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: How To Put A Condom On With Your Mouth

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 17, 2009 - 7:00 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS in the later stages of the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one million people in…

E.A. Anne | April 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

German Pop Star Arrested For Possibly Giving Sex Partner HIV

German pop singer Nadja Benaissa was arrested Tuesday in Frankfurt, Germany, for allegedly having unprotected sex with three men without telling them she is HIV positive. One of the men…

Catherine Strawn | April 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Often Do You Get Tested?

It’s STD Awareness Month! We’ve been talking a lot about the icky stuff you can get while bumping uglies, while Dr. V has urged you to have as much fun…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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