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House Call: Vaccines can protect against some viral STDs

Reduce your risk of getting or transmitting a viral STD by being in a long-term mutually exclusive relationship with a partner who has been tested and by using latex condoms …

House Call: With STDs, prevention is the best treatment

Sexually transmitted diseases are more common than you think. There are millions of new infections in the United States every year.

Health experts alarmed by jump in STDs in Idaho

Health experts say they are alarmed by a significant increase in reports of sexually transmitted diseases both throughout the state and nationally.

Health officials concerned about STDs in central Oregon

A big jump in cases of sexually transmitted diseases in central Oregon is causing concern and testing health agencies with fewer resources, according to health officials across multiple counties.

California’s pornography condom rejection has industry returning to L.A.

Southern California’s signature adult entertainment industry may return home after the defeat of a measure that would have mandated condoms on adult film sets statewide.

Sexually transmitted disease cases skyrocketing in Spokane, North Idaho

Sexually transmitted diseases continue to spread across Spokane and North Idaho at dangerous levels despite warnings of rampant growth. Spokane health officials announced Thursday gonorrhea is in outbreak status after …

Gonorrhea cases on the rise in Inland Northwest

The gonorrhea warning call can be hard to make and hard to receive. But phone calls to sex partners of people diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection are part of …

HIV-positive teen accused of assault

A Spokane Valley teenager with HIV was arrested on assault charges Tuesday, accused of having unprotected sex with two girls.

Study finds circumcision cuts men’s risk of 2 STDs

LOS ANGELES – Circumcision not only protects against HIV in heterosexual men, but it also helps prevent two other sexually transmitted infections, a large new study found. Circumcised males reduced …