Sexually transmitted disease

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 […]


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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 […]


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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.


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 […]


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 […]