Sexually Transmitted Disease
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A surge in reported cases of gonorrhea in Wyoming is prompting state health officials to issue a warning about the sexually transmitted disease.
Condom use among sexually active high school students throughout the United States, including Montana, declined in 2013, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
BISMARCK, N.D. — BISMARCK, N.D. — Sexually-transmitted diseases, especially syphilis and gonorrhea, are on the rise in North Dakota.
STD boom. North Dakota public health officials reported “drastic” increases in reported cases of syphilis and gonorrhea last year. The incidence of these two sexually transmitted diseases outstrips the increase in population and is not limited to the western region of the state where oil pr…
One in five people living with HIV are unaware they are infected. It’s a sobering statistic, since HIV can be spread by having unprotected sexual contact with an HIV-positive person.
HAMILTON — Commissioners in Ravalli County have rejected nearly $50,000 in federal funding for women's health care.
As the seasons change from summer to fall, many students will be starting college for the first time or returning to the classroom.
The Yellowstone AIDS Project will host a Shred-A-Thon on June 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Montana Mobile Document Shredding, located at 2123 Second Ave. N. The public is invited to bring documents to the Shred-A-Thon to be securely destroyed for free. Donations will be accepted and all donat…
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Livestock Board has issued an order aimed at preventing the spread of a venereal disease in cattle called Trichomoniasis, which can cause cows to lose their calves.
Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. However, in the past 40 years, the number of cases and the number of deaths from cervical cancer have decreased significantly. This decline is the result of women getting regular Pap tests, which can f…
Statistics for the three reportable sexually transmitted diseases in the United States — chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — show that STD rates are still “shockingly” high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In March and April, six new positive HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) tests were reported in Yellowstone County.
February 14th is synonymous with Valentine's Day, but it also marks the beginning of “National Condom Week.” This week is a great time to focus on the importance of safe sex and serves as a reminder to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and avoid unintended pregnancy …