October 21, 2009
Is an AIDS vaccine possible?
After 25 years of virtually no progress, researchers in Thailand recently released data from a vaccine trial indicating the tested vaccine was 31 percent effective.
This... More »
October 01, 2009
A new female condom, the FC2, was approved by the FDA in March. The condom, made by Female Health, will become available in select CVS stores in December. The FC2 has already been distributed... More »
July 20, 2009
Teen sexual health is getting worse. Pregnancy and STD rates have been increasing, according to the CDC.
A summary of nationwide surveys revealed that teen birthrates rose after 2007, after a... More »
July 16, 2009
For years, there was good news: teens were healthier reproductively. Pregnancy and STD rates fell. Now, according to a new study by the CDC, things have started going in the wrong... More »
June 19, 2009
Teens are using fewer condoms and are less worried about the consequences, according to a recent study.
Contraceptive use declined 10 percent from 2003 to 2007, with no change in sexual activity... More »
June 18, 2009
Illinois is texting its teens: get tested for HIV. Through this new Department of Health Program, "Text 2 Survive," people can send text messages to a special number and receive information about... More »