He was appropriately named “Peter” – a rock, a foundation. And appropriately, he built houses. He started building with his father and brother in Connecticut after serving in the Coast Guard in World War II. In 1952 he moved to Pennsylvania and built hundreds of houses in Bethlehem, first with his brother Nando, and then […]
Where did sexually transmitted infections come from? Did they exist in history? Are they responsible for our monogamous culture? STIs influenced history and history influenced STIs.
Conducting a Root Cause Analysis on the contentious abortion issue led to seven sustainable solutions that could make abortion a rare occurrence.
Trichomoniasis is the most common non-viral STI in the U.S. An estimated 4 to 8 million people already have it and over 1 million new infections are diagnosed every year. Eighty-five per cent of women found to have trichomoniasis report no symptoms. When I was in college, I had a boyfriend I’ll call Buzz. Fun […]
I’m writing a book about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The goal of the book is to decrease the stigma that our culture conveys to people with STIs. I was fearful of adding to this stigma by pointing out that STI rates are significantly higher among minorities than among whites – but it is difficult to […]
Screwy sperm My house sits up on a bluff across the creek from a popular “put in” spot for kayakers. A picture with my house incidentally in the background once graced the cover of Kayaking Magazine! From my vantage point, I can watch the boaters as they navigate the rocks and the bridge pylons where […]