Orthodox Rabbis Fight NYC’s Effort to Warn Parents About Herpes Risks…

Super-duper Orthodox Jewish leaders in New York are bristling under the Health Department's plan to mandate a parental consent form before rabbis perform the ancient circumcision ritual called "metzitzah b'peh." So far, some 200 rabbis have objected to the city's mandate, and have signed a proclamation claiming that… » 9/02/12 4:15pm 9/02/12 4:15pm

Woman Is Awarded $900,000 After Suing The Man Who Gave Her Herpes

If you knew for sure that someone had given you genital herpes, would you sue them? One woman in Oregon did, and now she's won her case and is getting $900,000 for her pain and suffering. It all began when the 49-year-old woman met her 69-year-old date on eHarmony. They'd been out a few times and enjoyed each other's… » 6/05/12 11:55pm 6/05/12 11:55pm

The World's Coral Reefs Might Be Dying of Herpes

In case you haven't heard, the world's coral reefs are in drastic decline, which is really going to be a bummer for the future of earth. Earth enthusiasts are, predictably, concerned. Coral reefs serve about a million environmental and economic purposes—from supporting massive ecosystems of sea life to buffering… » 3/29/12 12:25pm 3/29/12 12:25pm

Magic Anti-HIV Gel May Also Protect Against Herpes

Last year AIDS researchers gave fellow scientists a standing ovation when they announced they'd developed a gel that reduced HIV infections by 39%. Now a new study has proven that the product can also protect against herpes. The gel was originally intended to cut HIV infection rates in Africa, but now there's talk of… » 10/21/11 11:40am 10/21/11 11:40am

A New Blonde Has Moved Into Hugh Hefner's Bedroom

Rebound! Hef is dating a new Playboy model, 25-year-old Anna Sophia Berglund. She was Playmate of The Month in January, and you will find this absolutely shocking, but she is blonde. Apparently she and Hef are already calling each other "babe," although it's possible that from time to time she may slip up and call him… » 6/20/11 9:00am 6/20/11 9:00am

FDA Lambastes Phony HIV, Herpes Cures

The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it's going after over a dozen companies selling non-prescription pills and supplements—like Medavir, Herpaflor and C-Cure—that purport to cure STDs like HIV, Herpes and HPV. Federal health officials say that none of these products have been proven to be… » 5/03/11 3:20pm 5/03/11 3:20pm