| Feb 20, 2012
| 2:41 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A legislative proposal designed to prevent Kansas from subsidizing abortions even indirectly through tax credits or deductions is expected to clear a committee in the state House.
The Federal and State Affairs Committee had planned to...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:35 PM
State public health officials are concerned about two recent outbreaks in Alaska- a spike in the number of HIV cases in Fairbanks, and an increase of recent syphilis cases in Anchorage.
Susan Jones, the state's HIV/STD program manager, says nine new...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:05 PM
It was unseasonably warm today in Baltimore, and I was craving a trip to the beach. I could smell the Atlantic Stand and taste the orange crushes from Fishtales. However, the fantasy ends when I realize that it is unfortunately still February. I suppose...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 10:46 AM
It’s kind of like crossing safe sex with Foursquare or Yelp check-ins.
The program to hand out condoms with high-tech wrappers at colleges and universities in Western Washington is sponsored by Planned Parenthood and designed to make you proud of...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Controversy off the mat leading in to Friday night's Class 4A-3A East Region wrestling tournament didn't dull the action at Wilde Lake, as 25 teams sent competitors into the quarterfinals.
Among the highlights, Centennial senior Nathan Kraisser, who is...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:24 PM
I was well on my way to writing another fire and brimstone column about the Bi-County Health Bureau, this time aimed at the Lehigh County commissioners' plan to kill it for good rather than await a more favorable economic climate.
That column was...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US, infects more than 700,000 Americans each year. Most do not have symptoms. Left untreated, it can increase the risk for HIV and cause other serious health consequences, including...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:28 PM
HOUSTON - Thousands of people went to Reliant Arena to jam out to a hip hop show. But it wasn`t just any concert. It was a concert with a cause.
The Hip Hop for HIV Awareness campaign put on the show as a way to reward those who got tested for HIV and...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side.
"It's a pasta...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:15 PM
A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday.
In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:00 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A porn actor, who works under the name Mr. Marcus, is claiming he is the one behind the recent syphilis scare that shut down the industry.
The veteran actor told Adult Video News: "So now we're dealing with [syphilis] in our industry,...