STDs

STDs

The “New” and Dangerous Sexually Transmitted Disease HTLV-I

A virus related to HIV has started killing people around the world. Here’s what it does—and how to protect yourself.

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New Deadly HIV Is Approaching as STDs Climb in Seniors

You might think that we’re long past the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but a new, especially virulent form of HIV has hit…

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Avoiding Herpes

Q: Now that I’m single and dating again, I’m worried about catching genital herpes. How common is herpes, and how…

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Cold Sores From Lipstick?

Q: I’m prone to cold sores. Do I need to replace my toothbrush and lipsticks every time a blister appears?…

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Older Women and HIV: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Study Finds Many Women at Higher Risk for HIV than They Knew It's common to think of the risk for…