Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are not a new problem, but they are taking on new proportions in recent days, particularly gonorrhea (up 67 percent), syphilis (up 76 percent) and chlamydia (up from 1.6M to 1.7M). Find out more about these alarming trends, including prevention tips.
Although about 1.1 million people age 13 and older are living with HIV and AIDS, misconceptions still abound about the virus and disease.
Urologists regularly field difficult — and often embarrassing — questions from patients. Here are 10 common urology-related questions patients ask and expert answers to each.
If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.
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Let’s face it, men: It’s tough keeping on top of all the health and medical advice out there. We’ve put together a list of timeless tips that can help keep you on top of your health game.
Many women claim that douching makes them feel cleaner, eliminates embarrassing odor and protects them against infection. But they may be doing harm to themselves along the way. I advise my patients not to douche on a regular basis. The vagina is a self-cleaning organ. When you try to cleanse it yourself by using a … Read More
Do you remember sitting awkwardly as your mom or dad told you about sex? For many, this conversation — though uncomfortable — was a rite of passage. Now imagine switching roles. Your dad or mom is single and sexually active late in life, and it’s time for you to talk about sexual responsibility and protection. … Read More