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Can You Get Herpes From...? Your Questions Answered

First of all, don’t panic. Learn just how the herpes virus is transmitted and whether you’re at risk from things like toilet seats and towels.

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The Herpes Viruses are Getting Smarter

Find out what it means for prevention and treatment.

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HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

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The Link Between Herpes and Alzheimer’s: What You Should Know

Alzheimer's and the herpes virus may seem like unlikely partners, but they may have more in common than scientists once thought.

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Chlamydia: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Chlamydia: It’s the most common bacterial STD in the United States. And you could have it without even knowing it.

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More Viruses Are Found in Semen Than You Might Think

Health experts have known for decades that certain infectious agents can be found in semen, but scientists have made discoveries that have expanded that list.

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STDs Hit All-Time High

Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the United States have never been higher. And older adults aren’t immune to the trend.