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Which U.S. states are the worst for STDs?

In time for Valentine's Day, new information collated reveals the U.S. states with the highest levels of sexually transmitted diseases, using some common pathogens as measures.

U.S. experiencing a dramatic rise in the number of STDs

The number of cases of three key sexually transmitted diseases increased last year for the first time since 2006, the CDC reported on Tuesday. The increases have been described as "alarming" by public health officials.

Sexually transmitted diseases rising in Britain

London - Annual figures relating to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been released for 2014 for the U.K. The figures make for interesting reading in relation to sexual health trends.

Could Ebola become an AIDS-like sexually transmitted disease?

Scientists have confirmed that Ebola can be transmitted more easily through sexual relations than was previously thought.

STDs are a growing problem among senior citizens

Dr. Bradley Stoner, an associate professor of anthropology and of medicine at Washington University who both treats patients with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and also conducts research in this area, says that STDs are growing amongst seniors.

First Derm, a 'Crotch Selfie' app from Sweden, makes headlines

Launched in Sweden as an STD triage app, First Derm now accepts photos of any rash, bump, wart or strange mole above and below the waist, and works with a team of dermatologists to help identify the issue. The "Crotch Selfie" app is making headlines.

Largest STD online community/dating website and its new app Special

The largest online community and dating website for people with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) has announced a new iOS app. Launched in 2001, PositiveSingles.com is for people who live with STDs like HIV, Herpes (HSV), or HPV.

Fifty Shades of Grey leading to STD rise in older couples says MD

Dr. Charlotte Jones, chair of the British Medical Association’s GP Committee, said that the success of novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" could be giving older couples more sexual confidence but warned that there is a risk of failing to protect from STDs.

HIV-positive student secretly filmed sex tapes with 32 people

Saint Charles - A 22-year-old college student at Lindenwood University secretly filmed himself having unprotected sex with as many as 31 people, knowingly exposing them to HIV.

STDs on rise among senior citizens

Officials have said that one age group in particular, senior citizens, has shown an alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases.

WHO warns sexually transmitted gonorrhea becoming drug resistant

Geneva - Gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease (STD), is growing resistant to antibiotic drugs and could become untreatable warns the World Health Organization (WHO). Resistance has even been reported in countries with adequate healthcare systems.

Op-Ed: The ugly truth about condoms and ‘safe sex’

Condoms are back in the news again, this time for a novel reason; one campaigning organisation is calling for them to be made compulsory for porn stars. The shocking truth about condoms though is that they don’t work.

US apologises for scientists who infected patients with STDs

President Obama called President Alvaro Colom of Guatemala yesterday to apologise for a study carried out in the 1940's by the U.S Public Health Service.

Sacramento's Got The Itch: STD Rates Double in 5 Years

If you are in the Sacramento area and you meet some lovely young ladies you want to party with, please think twice because there's a good chance you could bring home an unwanted present.
 

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Social media "hookup apps" make it easy to link up and pick up STDs.
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Hookup sites are being blamed for the rise in STDs worldwide.
Hookup sites are being blamed for the rise in STDs worldwide.
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Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise, and the popularity of dating apps and social media is to blame, according to health experts.
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