Archive for the ‘Sexually Transmitted Infections’ Category

Presidents Corner for October 2015 by Dr. Freda Bush

STI Risk Taking and Screening:
Who’s Responsible?

MI Advisory President’s Corner, October 2015

Thank you to the Ware Foundation for funding the updating of the STD Wizard to the 2015 CDC Guidelines

One of the updates to the guidelines was … Read the rest

 

Oxytocin and Sexual Trauma

In their book, HOOKED, Drs. McIlhaney and Bush discuss the role of the brain in sexual relationships. When two people engage in sexual activity, there is a complex interaction of neuro-hormones, including dopamine and oxytocin that takes place within the … Read the rest

 

Chlamydia Outbreak in High School

On May 5, 2015 several news media outlets reported on the story of a Chlamydia outbreak in a Texas high school. In response to the report, several opponents of abstinence based education programs have voiced their opinions that abstinence education … Read the rest

 

Scientific Article: Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a lifelong, recurring, incurable infection that can cause painful genital ulcerations, painful urination and flu-like symptoms such as malaise and muscle aches.  The initial break out usually lasts longer and is more wide-spread than recurring break-outs. At … Read the rest

 

Hooking Up Is Not Worth Your Health Or Respect

Recently “hooking up” is replacing traditional dating on college campuses in the United States. A “hook-up” is a sexual encounter – usually occurring between people who just met or are casual acquaintances – for which there is no expectation for … Read the rest