Sexually transmitted disease

An assortment of condoms is offered for free to visitors of the Statehouse during a World AIDS Day ceremony inside the rotunda at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Bill would require condoms during porn filming

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Porn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday. The bill, AB1576 by […]

05/28/2014

The entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

US syphilis rate up; increase all in men

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say syphilis has reached its highest level since 1995 with the increase all in men. Syphilis remains far less common in the U.S. than many other sexually spread diseases. […]

05/08/2014

2014's Tournament of Roses Parade Queen Ana Marie Acosta, has some soccer fun with a group of young AYSO players. (AP Photo/ AYSO, Nancy Newman)

SaveCalifornia calls for Rose Parade boycott

PASADENA (CNS) – The head of a Sacramento-based group is calling for a boycott of the Tournament of Roses Parade because two men will be married aboard the AIDS Healthcare Foundation float. Randy Thomasson, who […]

12/30/2013

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Study: Adults minimize steroid use as problem

NEW YORK (AP) – A study finds that American adults rank steroid use among adolescents as less of a problem than alcohol, bullying, marijuana and sexually transmitted diseases. The study was co-commissioned by baseball’s Hall […]

05/02/2013

Sperm Donor

New Calif. law eases sperm donor testing rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new California law aimed at making it faster and less expensive for women to get pregnant using sperm from a donor they know is scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1.

12/28/2012

Teens who 'sext' more likely to be sexually active (audio)

If your adolescent is sexting, they may be already sexually active and engaging in risky behavior, a new study suggests. Researchers are trying to better understand if young people are at greater risk for HIV […]

09/17/2012

Syphilis and other STD cases on rise in California

(AP) – Rises in syphilis and other sexually transmitted disease cases in California have state health officials concerned. The California Department of Public Health has released new figures showing syphilis cases jumped 18 percent last […]

08/15/2012