Stories tagged: STD
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
Col. W.R. Abercrombie, a retired U.S. Army officer, delivered his firm (and no doubt welcome) opinion about the state of the war to the Spokane Chamber of Commerce luncheon. “The …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 4 p.m.
When was the last time you read Teen Vogue? I doubt if many readers of my column have this magazine on their to-do reading list – unless, of course, you’re …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rates of syphilis infection are climbing across the U.S. and in Spokane County, drawing concern from public health officials.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
U.S. health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that show sharply increased resistance to the last effective treatment available for the country’s second most commonly reported infectious disease.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has been documented.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
The sexual transmission of the Zika virus is more common than previously thought, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, citing reports from several countries.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
A high-ranking French health official says a first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus has been diagnosed in France on a non-pregnant woman.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
The Oregon Health Authority says the state has its first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
A new study looks at the public health impact of actor Charlie Sheen’s disclosure that he has the virus that causes AIDS.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
A person in Texas has been infected with the Zika virus after having sex with an ill person who had returned from South America, Dallas County health officials said Tuesday.