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  • What Jewish schools are teaching in sex ed

    October 6, 2015 | 11:55 am

    Just because Judaism permits sex only within the confines of marriage doesn’t mean all Jewish day schools avoid teaching how to put on a condom or what sexually transmitted diseases are. Jewish law is taught in Jewish day school classes, as are the reproductive system, menstrual...

  • Untreatable Gonorrhea – The Next Infectious Threat

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 24, 2012 | 12:22 pm

    Our old nemesis, the clap, is in the news again this month.

    Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted disease in the US, with more than 600,000 cases annually. In men it usually causes pain on urination, penile discharge, or sore throat. In women it may not cause...