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Insurers increasingly cover STD testing  Insurers increasingly cover STD testing
Date: 2012-06-25 15:47:04
It may become easier for individuals to access STD testing in the near future, as private and public payers are increasingly moving to cover the cost of screenings for HIV and other infections, experts say.... Full Story

Unfaithful partners represent major STD risk   Unfaithful partners represent major STD risk
Date: 2012-06-15 14:53:26
Having multiple sexual partners is considered a major risk factor for receiving a positive STD test. However, new evidence suggests that the risk goes up even higher if a person is having sex outside of a relationship without their long-term partner's knowledge.... Full Story

Local budget constraints hamper fight against STDs Local budget constraints hamper fight against STDs
Date: 2012-06-11 16:02:26
Certain sexually transmitted diseases continue to increase in prevalence, but experts say this may be due in part to the lack of flexible hours at local clinics, which make it difficult for individuals to seek STD testing.... Full Story

WHO warns about rise of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea   WHO warns about rise of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea
Date: 2012-06-07 07:51:57
The bacteria that cause gonorrhea are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics, according to a new statement from the World Health Organization. The statement indicates that individuals who receive positive STD tests may soon be out of treatment options.... Full Story

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