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  • What Women Want?

    08/22/2009 4:43:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies · 1,386+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2009 | Sara Tappen
    A few years ago, a popular movie called What Women Want played off the ancient joke and popular conceit that – while almost any woman can read almost any man like a book – most men haven’t the foggiest notion of what’s going on in the minds of their wives, girlfriends, daughters, and co-workers. One of the great mysteries of modern life, though, is not the inability of men to fathom women, but the increasing inability of women to understand, appreciate, and defend each other. Ironically, no group of individuals displays more gender illiteracy than the one which appoints itself...
  • Sharp rise in cases of gonorrhea among women

    08/16/2009 6:36:45 AM PDT · by Bushwacker777 · 16 replies · 820+ views
    The Local ^ | August 13 | TT/The Local
    "The number of cases of gonorrhea among women in Sweden for the first six months of 2009 was up 31 percent on the same period last year, according to new figures from the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet). But despite the increase among women, men remain more likely to be infected with the sexually transmitted disease."
  • Study: Female Marine Recruits Lax on Sex

    06/07/2009 4:41:12 PM PDT · by null and void · 27 replies · 2,270+ views
    Military.com ^ | May 29, 2009 | Bryan Mitchell
    They're nearly twice as a likely to have a sexually transmitted disease and less inclined to use a condom. They've got a generally lax attitude toward mixing alcohol and sex and were barely out of high school and gunning to be Marines. Military.com tracked down one of the study's authors Cherrie Boyer, a UCSF professor, stressed several points. First, while the report was published in the Military Medicine Journal last November, the actual study was conducted in 1999. It was a self-administered questionnaire that sought accuracy in brutally honest questions like: ...? The Navy takes reproductive health seriously and has...
  • Gay Sex is Downright Dangerous and Abstinence Won't Kill You: I Should Know

    03/11/2009 6:19:54 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 11 replies · 1,298+ views
    Virtue Online ^ | 3-10-09 | David MacDonald
    (Note: David MacDonald is a Christian singer/artist who recently revealed that prior to his conversion he had been heavily involved in the gay lifestyle. Read his testimony here: www.GayTestimony.com) I hate to quote statistics, but Canada's largest gay paper XTRA recently reported that, "A group of six Canadian queers is taking on homophobia in Canada's healthcare system by filing a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission." Gens Hellquist, one of the complainants, is the executive director of the Canadian Rainbow Health Coalition. She explained at length her concerns about the health status of homosexual men and women in Canada,...
  • Lessons about gays will be compulsory from age of 11 (UK)

    04/28/2009 9:15:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies · 1,063+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/28/2009 | Sarah Harris
    Pupils as young as 11 will be taught about homosexuality and civil partnerships in compulsory sex education classes. All secondary schools - including faith schools - will have to teach children about same-sex relationships as well as traditional families. Previously, heads could decide to opt out of teaching the controversial subject. Personal, social and health education classes are due to become part of the compulsory national curriculum in primary and secondary schools from September 2011. Family and faith groups yesterday condemned the proposals. From the first year in primary school, four and five-year-old children will learn about different body parts,...
  • New model of female condom could bring wider use

    04/16/2009 2:53:42 PM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 27 replies · 1,353+ views
    NEW YORK (AP) - Advocates of the female condom are promoting a less costly, more user-friendly version that they hope will vastly expand its role in the global fight against AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. An early version of the female condom was introduced in 1993, and it remains the only available woman-initiated form of protection against both STDs and unintended pregnancy. Yet despite global promotion by the United Nations and other organizations, its usage is still minuscule, even as women bear an ever-growing share of the AIDS epidemic.
  • How to Cure Your Daughter’s STD

    04/04/2009 8:21:47 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies · 1,593+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 3/30/2009 | Doug Giles
    Dear Steve: Thanks for writing me with your concerns about your daughter’s recent visit home from college. I don’t have a daughter but I can understand the concern you have after seeing such dramatic changes in her after just six months at a public university. After all, you didn’t save money for eighteen long years in order to pay someone to teach her to despise the values you taught for, well, eighteen long years. First of all, I want you to understand that many of the crazy ideas you hear your daughter espousing are commonplace on college campuses. Nonetheless, it...
  • Minnesota's STD numbers climbed to a new high in 2008

    04/01/2009 12:19:41 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 16 replies · 600+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 4/01/09 | Josephine Marcotty - Staff Reporter
    Minnesota's epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases climbed to a new high in 2008 with a total of 17,650 new cases. That's 3.5 percent more than the 16,428 new cases reported in 2007, according to the Minnesota Health Department's annual report on chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. The number went up despite a significant drop in gonorrhea. The vast majority of new cases were chlamydia, 14,350 in all, said Peter Carr, director of the department's STD section. The number climbed 7 percent from the previous year, the continuation of a 13-year trend of ever higher rates of infection. Chlamydia cases have more...
  • Chlamydia Up 40 Percent in Delaware So Far This Year

    03/30/2009 6:13:12 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 19 replies · 935+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 3/30/09
    DOVER, Del. — Delaware health officials say the number of chlamydia infections reported in the state this year is up 40 percent from the same time last year. More than 900 cases of chlamydia have been reported to the Division of Public Health so far this year, compared with about 700 during the same period last year. Cathy Mosley, the administrator of the Division's sexually transmitted disease program, says the increase reflects a nationwide trend. She says chlamydia infections have risen as incidents of other sexually transmitted diseases decline.
  • Non-religious a high HIV risk lot [study of AIDS infection in Kenya]

    03/05/2009 7:24:56 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 9 replies · 541+ views
    Daily Nation ^ | March 5 2009 | Arthur Okwemba
    HIV prevalence is higher among non-religious Kenyans compared to faith practitioners, the first ever large study to interrogate the relationship between religion and the disease in the country has found out. The government-sponsored Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) whose final findings will be released in a couple of weeks, indicates that prevalence levels among non-believers stands at 7.7 per cent against the national average of 7.1 per cent. When preliminary findings of the survey were released in 2008, they did not include the new findings. The prevalence levels are even different among various faiths, with the highest being among Protestants...
  • Woman infected with herpes wins $7M in Calif. suit

    02/26/2009 6:07:20 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 19 replies · 930+ views
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury awarded nearly $7 million to a 56-year-old woman who said she was unknowingly infected with herpes by the 77-year-old founder of a hair-care company. The lawsuit alleged that Thomas Redmond knew he had genital herpes for more than 25 years but did not disclose it before his sexual relationship began with Patricia Behr, and did not use a condom. The Riverside County jury awarded Behr $4 million in compensatory damages and $2.75 million in punitive damages. She was also awarded a 2004 BMW car that Redmond had originally given her as a gift.
  • Kick RINOs out of the zoo (Stimulus hoax; Granny hardest hit)

    02/16/2009 2:15:07 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 19 replies · 1,078+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 2/16/09 | Doug Powers'
    The "stimulus" was passed by Congress late on a Friday night. They often pass these things on Friday nights so we peasants and serfs can have the weekend to drink it off our minds, and hopefully we've forgotten about it come Monday. Not this time. Continues... Stimulus hoax; Granny hardest hit Amazingly, the New York Times recently discovered that the recession is being caused by a credit crisis and not insufficient funding for federally subsidized courses on sexually transmitted diseases. The Times notes that a credit crisis "is dragging down the economy," and that "banks cannot resume the ample lending...
  • 'Baby boomers' Hit By Sex Cancers

    02/03/2009 7:24:07 PM PST · by Steelfish · 63 replies · 2,661+ views
    BBCNews ^ | February 3, 2009
    3 February 2009 'Baby boomers' hit by sex cancers Sexual "liberation" may have fuelled cancer rates The arrival of the "swinging sixties" may have heralded a rise in sexually-transmitted cancers, say researchers. Rates of anal, vulval and vaginal cancers rose for "baby boomers" born in the decades after the Second World War. The culprit, said the King's College London study, is the human papillomavirus (HPV), acquired during sex. Changes in sexual habits may be responsible, the British Journal of Cancer reported. These results have revealed a snapshot of just how much rates of these cancers have increased in the post...
  • Pelosi: Americans should pay to cure my herpes!

    02/01/2009 1:48:31 PM PST · by APStyle7 · 21 replies · 1,354+ views
    HopieChangie.com ^ | 2/1/2009 | HC
    Fresh off trying to ramrod taxpayer-funded abortions into the stimulus package, House Squeaker Nancy Pelosi now believes that STD's, not babies, are the true evil drain on our nation's coffers. Because we all can agree that it is hard to bring home a paycheck when you're oozing pus, STD prevention seems like a perfect landing point for stimulus treasure. YouTube linked video below of Madam Squeaker trying to explain it all on CBS while courageously fighting through the shankers. Tragic...I, for one, truly hope her stupid yap doesn't fall off and sink in San Francisco Bay. That would be bad....
  • $335,000,000 For STD (AIDS) Prevention In Economoc Stimulus Bill

    01/28/2009 9:26:19 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 18 replies · 1,292+ views
    335,000,000 FOR STD PREVENTION IN ECONOMIC STIMULUS BILL Wed Jan 28 2009 09:58:30 ET Democrats may have eliminated provisions on birth control and sod for the National Mall in the "job stimulus" -- but buried on page 147 of the bill is stimulation for prevention of sexually transmitted diseases! The House Democrats' bill includes $335 million for sexually transmitted disease education and prevention programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned. In the past, the CDC has used STD education funding for programs that many Members of Congress find objectionable and arguably unrelated to...
  • $335,000,000 FOR STD PREVENTION IN ECONOMIC STIMULUS BILL (Drudge Headline)

    01/28/2009 7:08:36 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 69 replies · 1,933+ views
    Drudge ^ | Jan. 28, 2009
    No story up yet. Population of USA: 303,824,640 (July 2008 est.) So we each get a dollar?
  • Rates of chlamydia, syphilis on the rise in U.S.

    01/14/2009 7:45:10 AM PST · by Zakeet · 31 replies · 1,104+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 14, 2009 | Mary Engel
    Chlamydia infections now top 1.1 million, more than ever recorded. Syphilis cases are up for the 7th year in a row. And gonorrhea is not declining as hoped. Rates of the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia are climbing in the U.S., and rates of syphilis -- once on the verge of elimination -- rose for the seventh consecutive year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in its annual report on STDs. Gonorrhea rates did not increase, but they ceased falling a few years ago, frustrating goals set by public health leaders. Chlamydia infections in the United States now...
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Soar: CDC (CDC: Homosexuals & Bisexuals Are Causing This

    01/13/2009 3:41:16 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 68 replies · 2,980+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/13/2009 | Will Dunham
    U.S. syphillis rates rose for a seventh year in 2007, driven by gay and bisexual men, while chlamydia reached record numbers and gonorrhea remained at alarming levels -- especially among blacks, health officials said on Tuesday. Blacks make up 12 percent of the U.S. population, but account for about 70 percent of gonorrhea cases and almost half of chlamydia and syphillis cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
  • No-strings sex takes toll in UK

    01/13/2009 6:28:35 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 121 replies · 3,657+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | January 13, 2009 | Editorial
    To the cheers of social scientists, Britain has been named the most promiscuous major industrial nation based on the "international sociosexuality index," which measures attitudes toward one-night stands, casual sex and numbers of partners. (The United States finished sixth.) Researchers say Britain's ranking is empowering for women because it means they now are as able as men to engage in no-strings sex. "Historically we have repressed women's short-term mating and there are all sorts of double standards out there where men's short-term mating was sort of acceptable but women's wasn't," said lead researcher David Schmitt, a psychology professor at Bradley...
  • Cancer Vaccine Used by 25% of Girls 13 to 17 (BARF)

    10/09/2008 8:42:34 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 79 replies · 1,239+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10/09/2008
    ATLANTA (AP) — One in four teenage girls have received the relatively new vaccine against cervical cancer, federal health officials said Thursday. The figures represent the government’s first substantial study of vaccination rates for the vaccine, Gardasil, which is Merck & Company’s heavily advertised three-shot series that goes after the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV. The vaccine protects against strains of the virus that cause about 70 percent of cervical cancers. Health officials recommend that girls get the shots when they are 11 or 12, if possible, before they become sexually active. Also, 11 is the age when children...