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The top 10 questions about surrogacy for same-sex couples, answered

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
For heterosexual couples who want to have children, surrogacy is often one of the last options they consider, following time-consuming and emotionally and physically exhausting consultations with a fertility specialist. But for gay couples who want kids, surrogacy is one of only two options (the other being adoption). It is a lengthy and expensive process, and because of differing laws from state to state, it can be an even more complicated process for same-sex prospective parents....
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For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain

Jun 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
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One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says

Jun 08, 2019 , CNN Health
More than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
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Almost 400M New Cases Annually of Four Curable STIs, WHO Says

Jun 08, 2019 , RxList
Every day, more than 1 million people around the world contract chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, or syphilis, amounting to more than 376 million new cases annually of these four curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to new global data from the World Health Organization...
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A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns

Jun 07, 2019 , Reuters
More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
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Challenging the lack of openness around taboo subjects impacting our health and wellbeing

Jun 07, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual...
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State Highlights: ‘There’s Evil’: Alaska Town Starts To Confront High Sexual Assault Rate; Beverly Hills Council Votes To End Most Cigarette Sales In 2021

Jun 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Alaska, California, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Ohio, Florida, Arizona, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri, Georgia, North Carolina and...
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Lesbian, Gay Youth at Higher Risk for Self-Harm

Jun 05, 2019 , WebMD
Rates of self-harm decreased among heterosexual youth from 2005 through 2017, but not among lesbian and gay youth over the same period, the study author...
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Study: Less Sleep For Teens = More Unsafe Sex

Jun 04, 2019 , WebMD
Not getting enough sleep may impair decision-making and increase impulsiveness, increasing the chance of sexual risk-taking, the study author...
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North Carolina's the only state with a law that says once a sexual act begins, you can't withdraw consent

Jun 03, 2019 , CNN Health
A bill languishing in the North Carolina state senate could clarify the state's definition of sexual consent and close what some are calling a "legal loophole" for rape....
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Transgender people are not mentally ill, the WHO decrees

May 29, 2019 , CNN Health
The term the World Health Organization uses to describe transgender people -- "gender incongruence" -- is being moved to the panel's sexual health chapter from its mental disorders chapter, the WHO's legislative body has voted....
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Kissing is a risk factor for throat gonorrhea

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Deep kissing with tongue may be a way that gonorrhea is passed on, even if romantic partners haven't been otherwise sexually active, according to research from Australia....
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The Unsexy Truth: Fewer in the U.S. Having Sex

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
Despite all the steamy action portrayed on our screens both big and small, new data suggest fewer people are actually having sex than in the past, including young adults and teens who seem to be less sexually active than their peers in previous...
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As Many As Two-Thirds Of Older Americans Will Need Long-Term Care But Won’t Be Able To Afford It

May 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Nearly 15 million middle-income adults will be hit the hardest, according to an analysis in Health Affairs, because they won't quality for Medicaid or subsidized housing. Other public health news focuses on maternal death rates, the impact of boys' early sexual initiation, a skin disorder on genitals, unidentified patients, snake bites, good gossip, organ donations and tick...
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State Highlights: Florida Jail Probes Details Of Woman Left Alone In Isolation To Deliver Baby; California Schools Plan Refocus On Sexual Education, Including Transgender Issues

May 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, California, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Georgia, Iowa and...
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Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms

May 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they can use school bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity rather than their sex assigned at birth, a U.S. survey suggests....
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Transgender teens in schools with bathroom restrictions are at higher risk of sexual assault, study says

May 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Transgender and gender-nonbinary US teens -- those whose sexual identity falls outside the traditional male and female -- are at greater risk of sexual assault at schools that deny them access to bathrooms or locker rooms that match their sexual identity, according to a new study....
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'Zero' risk of HIV transmission in gay men receiving treatment, study says

May 04, 2019 , CNN Health
New evidence that anti-HIV drugs effectively eliminate the risk of gay men passing on the virus to their sexual partners has marked a fresh breakthrough in the fight to end the AIDS epidemic....
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Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment

May 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an important aspect of quality of life, researchers say....
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AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

May 03, 2019 , Reuters
A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
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