New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that both men who have sex with men and young people are disproportionately affected by chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
More infants are being born with syphilis in the United States due to rising rates of infection among women, as well as gaps in prenatal care.
State Sen. Connie M. Leyva will introduce a bill to eliminate the statute of limitations in cases of rape and other sex crimes to afford survivors of assault a chance at seeking justice.
A new study examining anti-vaccine websites found that most use pseudoscience, misinformation, and anecdotal stories to incorrectly suggest that vaccines are dangerous.
The Department of Defense found that there has been a 41 percent increase in syphilis cases among active service members since 2010. A report from the agency suggests the military should create targeted prevention campaigns.
A study found that doctors don’t strongly recommend the vaccine, don’t discuss it in a timely manner, and tend to suggest it for young people they perceive to be at risk rather than for all girls and boys.
In an effort to pull the rug out from under the most recent attacks by the anti-choice movement, Planned Parenthood decided this week to forgo reimbursement for fetal tissue donation, while still offering this option to its patients. Some worry that this action may make matters worse in the long term.
San Francisco’s multi-pronged approach to treating and preventing HIV has led to a dramatic change in that city, which was once a hotbed of the national HIV and AIDS epidemic.
A recent Wall Street Journal article accuses the American left of being hypocritical by advocating for Black Lives Matter while failing to address racial inequities in U.S. abortion rates. This claim is a deliberate attempt to justify the deterioration of reproductive rights for women in the United States under the guise of racial justice.
Reports that a drug that treats toxoplasmosis went from $13.50 to $750 per pill caused outrage among medical experts, politicians, and the public.