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What to know about genital herpes

Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection that can cause sores to develop on the genitals. Some people have genital herpes without any symptoms. This article gives an overview of genital herpes, including its symptoms, causes, treatments, and complications. What is genital herpes? Using a condom during sex can help prevent the transmission of… Read More »

Why Are Scientists So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?

A Chinese scientist recently claimed he had produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, setting off a global firestorm. If true — the scientist has not yet published data that would confirm it — his actions would be a sensational breach of international scientific conventions. Although gene editing holds promise to potentially correct dangerous disease-causing mutations… Read More »

Why We Need to Educate Our Kids About AIDS

It was the early 1980’s when I remember first hearing about a disease called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Back then it was talked about in hush tones as the “gay disease” because primarily homosexual men were diagnosed with the disease. It wasn’t until a young boy by the name of Ryan White was diagnosed… Read More »