Mom Issues Warning on Facebook – Kissing Baby Led to Herpes

U.K. mom Claire Henderson took to Facebook to warn other parents about an unlikely danger facing newborns — a simple kiss from a well-meaning visitor. Henderson posted pictures of her month-old daughter Brooke with visible cold sores on her face and around her lips. She says Brooke contracted herpes simplex […] Read more »

Phil Robertson’s warning about sexually transmitted diseases was more politically loaded than it seemed

Robertson’s point, in a speech heavy with cultural admonitions, was that America had moved away from Biblical values. America, he begged, “I don’t want you to die early! If you’re disease-free and she’s disease-free and you’re married. You keep your sex right there. You won’t get sick from a sexually […] Read more »

You Probably Have Herpes – so Stop Laughing

The heavy stigmatization of herpes only contributes to increases in disease transmission and hinders public health prevention efforts. Highly stigmatized, genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections that your doctor isn’t testing you for. Most people, in fact, don’t even realize that they aren’t being tested […] Read more »

Jennifer Lawrence On Kissing Her Co-Stars: ‘We All Have Herpes Now’

There are certain risks that come with filming a major movie. There’s the stunt work, constricting costumes, long hours spent in the makeup chair… And then there’s the risk that comes with excessive makeouts. “We all have herpes,” Jennifer Lawrence joked at the London press day for “The Hunger Games: […] Read more »

California judge tosses suit claiming Kris Humphries gave a woman herpes

Now the Los Angeles woman who claimed that Kris Humphries gave her herpes might worry that he’ll sue her back. Last week California Superior Court Judge Gregory Keosian dismissed Kayla Goldberg’s lawsuit against the NBA player. “As [case law] articulates, there must be evidence that [Humphries] had reason to know […] Read more »

Alzheimer’s Risk Doubled In People With Herpes Virus; How The Virus Stimulates Alzheimer’s Development

It almost seems improbable that the herpes virus would be linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. They are, after all, two entirely different diseases, with the former causing cold sores and the latter causing memory loss. But a new study finds that people carrying the herpes virus have double […] Read more »

Johnny Weir’s Husband Sues Over Herpes and Assault Allegations

Olympic skater Johnny Weir spins lies as easily as he performs triple salchows … according to hubby Victor Voronov — who’s suing Johnny for accusing him of attempted rape and contracting an STD.Victor — who’s in the middle of an ugly divorce from Johnny — filed court docs accusing Weir […] Read more »

Doctors on High Alert for Sex Superbug – New Highly Resistant Strain of Gonorrhoea

A new powerful form of gonorrhea was detected in Australia. Since there is no treatment, doctors were on high alert. Antibiotics are not effective in treating the certain disease. The patient who contracted the “sex superbug” is a tourist from central Europe. Reports state that the tourist contracted the disease […] Read more »