Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

STDs are on the rise. This morning-after-style pill may help

U.S. health officials released data Tuesday showing how chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases have been accelerating, but doctors are hoping an old drug will help fight the sexually transmitted infections.

Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: What's the connection between HPV and cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet more than 14,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Cervical cancer is often stigmatized due ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How do you get monkeypox? Sex guidelines are under debate

The last weekend of August, party promoter Jeremy Taylor hosted a dance at a Broad Street club in Philadelphia featuring tracks from Beyonce's latest album and cards telling guests where to get monkeypox vaccinations.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Primary care doctors 'not doing enough' to curb STDs

Julie Lopez, 21, has been tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases since she was a teenager. But when Lopez first asked her primary care doctor about screening, he reacted with surprise, she said.

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