herpes

5.14.18

I Thought I Had Herpes for Two Years

I really should have gotten a second opinion.

11.3.17

Don't Blame Dating Apps for the Spread of STDs

Changing STD rates probably have little to do with who is swiping right.

10.31.17

The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit

The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.

10.5.17

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.

10.2.17

This Paleolithic Dick Gave Us Genital Herpes

Nuts to you, Nutcracker Man.

9.12.17

People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes

For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.

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9.5.17

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.

9.1.17

Herpes: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

More than two-thirds of the global population have at least one type of herpes.

8.28.17

Peter Thiel Is Helping Fund a Controversial Herpes Vaccine

The drug's first clinical trial was done overseas without traditional safety oversights.

8.24.17

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.

8.16.17

There's a Herpes Vaccine in Your Future

Plus other new developments from the world of STD research.

7.19.17

Yes, Sadly, Newborns Can Die From a Kiss

If the person doing the kissing has the herpes virus.

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