What can we learn from a failed attempt to eradicate "the Great Pox" in the U.S.?
Breaches that expose the health details of just a patient or two are proliferating nationwide. Regulators focus on larger privacy violations and rarely take action on small ones, despite the harm.
It appears that humans caught the sexually-transmitted form of herpes from chimpanzees. But that doesn't necessarily mean our ancestors were having unprotected sex with chimp forebears.
Once derided as being like a plastic bag with the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom is undergoing a transformation.
There are better ways to protect against the transmission of STDs, and other common sense arguments against some of the most common reasons parents give for circumcising their children.