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As much as 16 percent of the U.S. population between the ages of 14 and 49 has genital herpes, according to a government study released Tuesday.

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Do severe herpes outbreaks increase my cancer risk?updated: Mon Nov 16 2009 09:18:00

I have HSV-1 and HSV-2. I found out that my outbreaks are now forming from the inside lining of my genital area, which is all the way in the vagina. My question is -- does this mean my outbreaks are becoming severe, and am I more susceptible to cancer? And what's the best treatment for HSV-2?

Circumcision reduces risk of herpes and HPV infectionupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 14:33:00

Men who are circumcised are less likely to get sexually transmitted infections such as genital herpes and human papillomavirus (HPV), but not syphilis, according to a study of adult African men published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Time.com: Herpes Hits French Oyster Industryupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 06:50:00

An outbreak of Oyster Herpes virus type 1 has lovers of the salty delicacy crying

Time.com: A Cure for Cold Sores?updated: Wed Jul 02 2008 14:00:00

Researchers have discovered how the cold sore virus hides in the body, which may be the key to a permanent cure

Time.com: Study: Herpes/HIV Correlation Wrongupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 12:00:00

Doctors thought that by treating herpes, they could also cut a person's HIV risk. But a new study found the assumption may have been wrong

Time.com: Study: Spike in NYC Herpes Infectionsupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 15:00:00

A city Health Department study finds that more than a fourth of adult New Yorkers are infected with the virus that causes genital herpes

Rising STD rate sparks online dating sitesupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 16:44:00

When John got divorced after 12 years of marriage, he took a deep breath and launched into the dating scene.

Virginia strikes down state fornication lawupdated: Tue Jan 25 2005 16:56:00

In June 2003, in Lawrence v. Texas, the United States Supreme Court struck down Texas' ban on same-sex sodomy, holding that such a law is an unconstitutional infringement upon an individual's right to privacy.

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