I Thought I Had Herpes for Two Years
I really should have gotten a second opinion.
Don't Blame Dating Apps for the Spread of STDs
Changing STD rates probably have little to do with who is swiping right.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit
The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
The Real Problem with Hollywood's Depiction of Herpes
A brief history of unfunny and inaccurate representations of herpes—a virus that the majority of the population lives with.
Britni De La Cretaz
This Paleolithic Dick Gave Us Genital Herpes
Nuts to you, Nutcracker Man.
People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes
For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
Getting Oral Sex While Pregnant Could Mess With the Baby
What most OB-GYNs aren't telling their patients about sex during their third trimester.
Herpes: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts
More than two-thirds of the global population have at least one type of herpes.
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Peter Thiel Is Helping Fund a Controversial Herpes Vaccine
The drug's first clinical trial was done overseas without traditional safety oversights.
You Probably Won't Get Herpes From Sharing Someone's Drink
Toilet seats? Insects? Wet towels? We fact-checked a few rumors about the way STDs can spread.
There's a Herpes Vaccine in Your Future
Plus other new developments from the world of STD research.
Yes, Sadly, Newborns Can Die From a Kiss
If the person doing the kissing has the herpes virus.