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Funds Cut for Campus Assault Preventionnew

Combating sexual assault is especially tough if your workspace is the size of a professional basketball player's shoebox.
Boston Phoenix  |  Sara Faith Alterman  |  12-12-2008  |  Education

What the Mexico City AIDS Conference Taught Menew

The CDC now tells us that, oops, they counted wrong for the past several years. The true number of new HIV infections occurring each year in the U.S. is more than 40 percent higher than previously reported.
INDY Week  |  Steven Petrow  |  08-28-2008  |  Science

In Ohio, the Feds Do Their Best to Conceal a Toxic Horrornew

Toxins are emerging from the ground under the former Ford Road landfill in Elyria, and many of the residents have developed cancer. Some think health reports were purposely repressed by the feds.
Cleveland Scene  |  Rebecca Meiser  |  05-27-2008  |  Environment

Teens and STDs: The Silent Epidemicnew

Many were shocked when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported last year that one in four teenage girls had contracted a sexually transmitted disease -- but Milwaukee experts weren't. Milwaukee has a long-standing problem not only with teen pregnancy, but with teen STDs as well.
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  05-23-2008  |  Science

Playing Around with Sex Ednew

One girl in four has an sexually transmitted infection. Something has to change.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Annette Owens  |  04-30-2008  |  Sex

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