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HIV Drug Linked To Less Condom Use During Sex: Study

HIV-negative people who take pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs are using condoms less and less, according to a new study. As condom use drops, HIV risks rise.

Public Health June 7, 2018

The Condom Challenge Is Not A Joke: Teens Really Pulling Condoms Through Their Nose And Out Their Mouth

The Condom Challenge is the latest stupid internet craze that is sweeping through teens on social media. The so-called challenge requires you to inhale a condom up your nostril, and then pull it through your throat and out your mouth.

Public Health April 1, 2018

Durex Launches A Hashtag Campaign For A Safe Sex Emoji

In anticipation of World AIDS Day 2015, the condom brand Durex wants to do its part in raising awareness for HIV and STI prevention — with help from a viral marketing campaign for the world's first condom-themed emoji.

Society November 19, 2015

Teen Students Win Award For Conceptualizing Condom That Changes Color In Reaction To STDs

A new smart condom designed by student inventors in the United Kingdom warns users about a potential risk for sexually transmitted disease by changing its color depending on the kind of infection.

Life June 24, 2015

Portland Health Officials Wary Of Increasing Number Of Syphilis Cases

Syphilis cases are on the rise in Portland, Oregon. Health officials say that about 240 new cases of the disease are reported each year in the region.

Life March 4, 2015

Positive HIV test halts U.S. adult film industry

The adult film industry was put on hold after one of its performers tested positive for HIV. Though the moratorium is not binding, the industry is usually pretty compliant with it.

Life August 29, 2014

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