STD

Two Healthcare Workers In Dallas Infected With Ebola After Treating Patient

Texas High Schools See Spike In STDs

A West Texas High School sees a spike in chlamydia; but the uptick in STDs isn’t isolated to this one school…

05/02/2015

A volunteer health worker takes blood from a patient for an HIV-AIDS test. (credit: Kambou Sia/AFP/Getty Images)

State Measure Cuts Funds From HIV Prevention

Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure.

04/01/2015

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Oklahoma Bill Would Force STD Tests For Couples Prior To Marriage

If Senate Bill 733 passes in Oklahoma, couples who apply for marriage licenses there may be denied if they have a STD.

02/18/2015

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DCHHS Says Schools Need Free Condoms, Explicit Sex Education

Teenagers are constantly bombarded with sexually explicit messages, and Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson says they drown out the message of abstinence.

CBS 11–03/19/2013

A nurse holds the hands of a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease. (credit: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

STD Rates Rising Among The Elderly

An estimated 80 percent of 50- to 90-year-olds are sexually active, and rates of sexually transmitted diseases have doubled within this age group over the past decade.

02/07/2012