Teens Still Having Risky Sex According to CDC

CDC is slamming unmarried women and teens over risky sex and unintended pregnancies. Where are the men in this conversation? Am wondering which Pharma company sponsored this study. The ones who want every teen to get the HPV vaccines, Gardasil or Cervarix – or the ones who want to inject or implant synthetic hormones into every teen girl – even if she is not having sex.

First Gender Inequality – Now Vaccination Inequality?

The home of the Gators says it wants to use a $150,000 grant from the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine to increase the vaccination rate of the human papillomavirus among young girls.

To Pap or Not to Pap? That is the Question.

The advice used to be simple, if not necessarily what women wanted to hear: A Pap smear every year. New cervical cancer screening guidelines released today are more detailed and precise, and may seem like the latest in a series of ever-changing and possibly confusing health care recommendations. The

One Less to Get the HPV Vaccines – Gardasil and Cervarix

We are going to be One Less to get the HPV Vaccine Gardasil and Cervarix.

Female Condoms Cost-Effective For HIV Prevention- do they work?

A second generation of female condoms, which was approved in 2009, is cheaper than the first version. Still, the condoms for women are a lot more expensive than those for males. And female condoms remain pretty unfamiliar to most people.

But a new study finds there’s no question female condoms are a good bargain when it comes to preventing HIV infections.

MedPage Today Says Days of Free Sex are Back – Spins Study in Infectious Disease News

Women who use oral contraceptives do not appear to have any increased risk of acquiring HIV, researchers said here. But, depending on the types of statistical analyses employed, there was a 37% increased risk of HIV acquisition with injected hormonal contraceptives, McCoy told MedPage Today during the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Condoms Suck – Time to Stop Having Sex or Re-Invent the Condom?

Here’s the dirty little secret of condoms: They actually were meant to suck. In 1877, a medical study of syphilis prevention described condoms as “the least bad system, and so much the better if a condom is more likely to inspire disgust than provoke desire. The number of couplings, and consequently of cases of [infection], will thereby be reduced.” In other words, if condoms suck badly enough, maybe people will get so turned off that they won’t have sex anymore.

‘I Have Riff-Raff In My Hoo Hoo’

DENVER — A new ad campaign is getting attention across the metro area, especially with one saying on the side of an RTD bus: “I Have Riff Raff In My Hoo Hoo.””What is, ‘I have riff-raff in my hoo hoo?'” asked 7NEWS reporter Marshall Zelinger.”It’s slang that is very — it resonates with the target group,” said Ellen Marshall, one of the masterminds behind Colorado Initiative to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy and beforeplay.org.

HPV and oral cancers: the explanation?

Staying Healthy in a Challenging World Cathie Lippman, M.D. Posted on January 27, 2012 The LA Times this morning reports on a new study showing than about 7% of American teens and adults carry the human papillomavirus in their mouths and this is a probable cause for much of the increase in mouth and throat Continue Reading …

Girls Who Get HPV Vaccine Still Value Safe Sex

Gardasil – the new sexually morality? LB MedPage Today By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Published: January 04, 2012 Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.   Most girls who receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine don’t take it as a license for riskier sexual behavior, researchers reported. Continue Reading …