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Crave Ep. 208: These condoms change color in the presence of an STD

Three teen inventors engineer a condom that changes color if it detects certain sexually transmitted diseases.

By June 25, 2015

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Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015

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Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By March 27, 2014

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The 404 1,373: Where we we plant a flag in Hill Valley (podcast)

Reenacting "Back to the Future" in real time on Twitter, an app that proves you're free of STDs, a bike lock that puts a hit out on would-be thieves, and a mysterious barge in the Bay Area that may soon house a floating Google Glass store.

By October 29, 2013

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BrdsNBz service lets teens text sex questions to a hotline

New Mexico joins North Carolina in offering up a free texting service where health experts respond to sex-related questions within 24 hours.

By September 22, 2013

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App lets you show a doctor your, um, rash down there

An app called STD Triage allows you to photograph your fears and have them checked by a dermatologist within 24 hours.

By June 19, 2013

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QR-coded condoms let you share the site of your tryst

No, it's not a check-in app for orgy-goers. It's part of an effort by one Planned Parenthood chapter to hook up with members of the social-media generation.

By February 27, 2012

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Researchers mine tweets in search of health trends

Computer scientists feed 2 billion public tweets into computers, filter out the 1.5 million that mention health issues, and uncover patterns about the flu, allergies, cancer, insomnia, depression, and more.

By July 11, 2011

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PornWikiLeaks reveals identities of porn stars

After a suspected database leak, a site called PornWikiLeaks offers the real names of porn performers. Some speculate the site is also prepared to reveal their STD status.

By April 2, 2011

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STD scare? Just take your phone to the loo...

As rates of STDs among young people in the UK continue to rise every year, health officials are developing a computer chip that can diagnose herpes, chlamydia, and more--within minutes.

By November 8, 2010