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The Herpes Viruses are Getting Smarter

Find out what it means for prevention and treatment.

By Lara DeSanto

A Novel Chlamydia Treatment Shows Promise

Researchers say they’ve developed a new way to treat chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) — the most common bacterial STI (sexually transmitted infection).

By Diane Domina

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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

What You Need to Know About Genital Warts and HPV

HPV is so common that doctors predict almost everyone will someday contract it if not vaccinated. But what about genital warts?

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but it can be managed. Here’s what you need to know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Sexual Health: How to Be Your Own Advocate

Visiting your doctor for a sexual health issue can be daunting. These tips can help you feel more confident and get the care you need.

By Emily Depasse

Gonorrhea: Symptoms and Treatments

Learn all about this common sexually transmitted disease (STD), its signs, and when to get tested.

By Eileen Bailey

Herpes Treatments: What Works, What Doesn't?

Alternative remedies for herpes management may sound tempting, but does the science really back them up?

By Emily Depasse

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.

By Eileen Bailey

Don’t Feel Embarrassed About HPV

Danielle was too embarrassed to tell her friends she was diagnosed with HPV 12 years ago. Now, she’s raising awareness of the common virus.

By Sheila M. Eldred