On Tuesday, September 29, Planned Parenthood health centers will offer free STD testing in 28 cities. The offering is part of “National Pink Out Day,” which is being held in order to rally support for the women’s healthcare provider.
Porn sets across L.A. were quiet today, after an anonymous porn star's positive HIV test prompted adult film studios to temporarily halt production. The companies should be back to cranking out the smut Americans crave later this week, but the news has reignited the debate over the best way to prevent the spread of…
Every year, there are five hundred thousand stillbirths or newborn deaths because of undetected syphilis passed from mothers' wombs. Public health researchers say that number could be more than halved with cheap testing.
The government is considering covering more STD tests under Medicare due to all those recent news reports about elderly boning. (No one noticed this while Golden Girls was on the air?) Anyway, this is good news. STD tests for all!
A new study has found that young black or Hispanic women are more likely to be screened for chlamydia than white women, suggesting that providers could have biased ideas about who's likely to get an STD.