San Francisco Leads The Country In Rate Of Syphilis InfectionsSan Francisco, which already leads the country in a few areas, such as housing prices, number of restaurants, minimum wage and baseball, can now claim to be number one in another category.
SF Public Defender Worried Prostitutes Skip Condom Use Over Prosecution FearsSan Francisco's Public Defender is raising concerns about condoms being used as evidence in prostitution cases and wonders if sex workers are practicing safe sex.
HealthWatch: STDs On The Rise Among People Over 55Among Americans 55 years and older, cases of sexually transmitted disease are on the rise. In fact, Medicare may soon add STD screenings as a covered benefit.
Spike In STD Cases Concerns SF Health DepartmentSan Francisco health officials are urging people who are sexually active to get regular STD testing as there appears to be a rise in Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.