Oklahoma Bill Would Criminalize STIs

Oklahoma legislature

The Oklahoma House recently passed a bill making it a crime to intentionally or recklessly spread several STIs. Those found guilty would be convicted of a felony and punished with between two and five years in prison.

Diagnosing and Managing Genital Herpes: A Two-part Conversation with Terri Warren, RN, ANP

Diagnosing and Managing Genital Herpes A two-part conversation with Terri Warren, RN, ANP In this two-part episode of ASHA’s Sex+Health podcast, Terri Warren, RN, ANP—nurse, author, and owner of Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, Oregon that specializes in the genital herpes infection—explains the tests that can provide an accurate genital herpes diagnosis and how they […]

Syphilis and Pregnancy — Preventing Congenital Syphilis

Congenital Syphilis A preventable problem The number of babies born with syphilis in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate. There were over 10 times as many babies born with syphilis in 2022 than in 2012. 0 infants born with syphilis in 2022 Syphilis during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth, and […]

PID is a leading cause of infertility in women

PID is Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection in the upper genital tract/reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries) of women. PID can be sexually transmitted or naturally occurring. It can lead to infertility in women (unable to have children) or life-threatening complications. Women between ages 15 and 25 have the […]

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