Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.
Michael Douglas is drawing worldwide attention after he revealed doctors have linked his throat cancer to oral sex and HPV, a sexually transmitted disease.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
A controversial STD vaccine is recommended for young girls. Now doctors say boys need it, too—before they’re sexually active.