herpes

Essays

I Thought I Had Herpes for Two Years

I really should have gotten a second opinion.
Jordan Foisy
5.14.18
STDs

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
11.3.17
herpes

The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit

The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
Michelle Malia
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

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
10.5.17
herpes

This Paleolithic Dick Gave Us Genital Herpes

Nuts to you, Nutcracker Man.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.17
STDs

People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes

For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
s.e. smith
9.12.17
STDs

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.
Callie Little
9.5.17
STD Glossary

Herpes: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

More than two-thirds of the global population have at least one type of herpes.
Eric Spitznagel
9.1.17
trump adjacent shadiness

Peter Thiel Is Helping Fund a Controversial Herpes Vaccine

The drug's first clinical trial was done overseas without traditional safety oversights.
Jesse Hicks
8.28.17
STDs

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.
Alexandra Ossola
8.24.17
Sex

There's a Herpes Vaccine in Your Future

Plus other new developments from the world of STD research.
Emily Cassel
8.16.17
Parental Advisory

Yes, Sadly, Newborns Can Die From a Kiss

If the person doing the kissing has the herpes virus.
Amber Brenza
7.19.17
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