February 2019

A screening tool designed specifically to assess for human trafficking was more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth, as well as the risk factors, than a commonly used psychosocial assessment, reported researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Participants for the study […]

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A screening tool designed specifically to assess for human trafficking was more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth, as well as the risk factors, than a commonly used psychosocial assessment, reported researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine. Participants for the study […]

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Updated February 20, 2019 18:18:26 Photo: The laws would allow Canberrans to carry up to 50 grams of cannabis. (iStockphoto/Kuzma) Local politicians are looking to cultivate Canberra’s status as the cannabis capital. The ACT’s parliament is debating whether recreational use and possession of marijuana should be allowed in some circumstances. The law, proposed by Labor […]

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In 2018, about 48 percent of Americans 14 to 49 have or will contract herpes, making it one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. The long-term effects include outbreaks of painful sores on the genitals and damage to the nervous system.     There are two types of herpes: genital and oral. The latter causes cold sores […]

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