Category: Sexual Health

Pregnant woman in a exam room with bandage on her arm meant to indicate she has just had her blood drawn

April 22, 2024

Syphilis Is on the Rise. Here’s What You Need to Know

A doctor explains the infection’s signs, treatment and how to protect yourself.

Infectious Diseases, Sexual Health

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January 30, 2023

A Medication to Reduce Your Chances of Getting HIV

PrEP is highly effective at preventing infection with the virus that causes AIDS.

Infectious Diseases, Sexual Health

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January 14, 2022

How Depression Can Affect Sexual Health

Depression and its treatments can cause sexual problems, but help is available.

Mental Health, Sexual Health

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June 3, 2021

Protect Yourself from Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection that often does not cause symptoms.

Men's Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health

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July 1, 2019

What’s an Anal Pap Test and Do You Need One?   

This test is an effective screening tool for anal cancer.

Cancer, Infectious Diseases, Sexual Health

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April 22, 2019

People Up to Age 45 Can Now Be Vaccinated for HPV

The HPV vaccine is now recommended for adults to prevent multiple strains of the virus.

Cervical Cancer, Sexual Health, Vaccines

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January 2, 2019

Help for Men with Erectile Dysfunction Who Don’t Respond to Medication

Inflatable penile implants can restore spontaneity to sex life.

Men's Health, Sexual Health

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October 24, 2018

How to Talk About Consent with Your Kids

With issues of sexual assault in the news, an adolescent health expert offers advice to parents on how to talk to their children.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Sexual Health

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August 6, 2018

What Every Parent Needs to Know About the HPV Vaccine

An expert in adolescent health and vaccines answers questions about this cancer-preventing immunization.

Adolescents, Sexual Health, Vaccines

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Man with ear on pregnant woman's belly

May 28, 2018

A Vasectomy Is Permanent, but Restoration of Fertility Is Possible

A urologist explains the vasectomy reversal procedure and its alternatives.

Sexual Health, Urology

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April 24, 2018

A Urologist Answers Questions About the No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasec...

This permanent birth control option is a popular one for men who are done having children—including the urologist who performs them.

Men's Health, Sexual Health, Urology

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Man sitting on edge of bed looking sad while female partner is in the background

April 18, 2018

Don’t Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

It’s not just bad for your sex life. It can signal life-threatening conditions.

Men's Health, Sexual Health

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