Sony Execs Made Actors Tell Them If They Had Oral Herpes

In news that surely has Sony executives ‘round the globe popping sedatives, WikiLeaks has released a second batch of stolen documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Most of the 276,000 documents involve sensitive legal matters, but several, Radar Online reports, concern an issue that we can all relate to: herpes! »6/19/15 12:30pm6/19/15 12:30pm


The Blogger Who Tells the Whole World About Her Genital Herpes 

Women’s Health has an essay today from Ella Dawson, a 22-year-old who wants you to know she has genital herpes. After her diagnosis in college, Dawson, whose day job is on TED’s social media team, has also made a second career writing frequently, openly and quite cheerily about the past two years of living, dating,… »4/16/15 1:50pm4/16/15 1:50pm

Orthodox Rabbis Fight NYC’s Effort to Warn Parents About Herpes Risks of Ancient Circumcision Ritual

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 4:15pm9/02/12 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 11:55pm6/05/12 11:55pm

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 11:40am10/21/11 11:40am