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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘STDs’

Hospital Leaked Patient’s Syphilis Diagnosis on Facebook, Claims Lawsuit

I’d imagine that being told you have an STD isn’t pleasant, but I’m pretty sure that it would be twice as awful if that news was made public – plastered all over Facebook, for instance. That’s what one Cincinnati woman is alleging in a new lawsuit. She claims that University of Cincinnati Medical Center employees posted a photo of her …

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‘Sex Superbug’ Found In Hawaii, Is Immune To Some Antibiotics

‘Sex superbug’ may sound like a cheesy teen sex comedy from the late 90s, but it’s no laughing matter. It’s in fact a drug-resistant strain of the STD gonorrhea that has people around the country worried. It was reported last week that a drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea was found in two people in Hawaii. The finding led people to assume …

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Social Networking Sites Can Predict Your Risk of STD

Just when you thought Facebook stalking couldn’t get any creepier, a researcher from the University of North Carolina has suggested that social networking sites could be the key to predicting and slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Peter Leone is a professor of medicine at UNC’s Center for Infectious Diseases. According to Salon.com, Leone has discovered a link …

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