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Lintu
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I'm really sorry if this has already been posted someplace! This morning on Good Morning America during the news section, they mentioned a new vaccine for Genital Herpes. It only works on women though and only if you've never had a cold sore. Anyone else hear about this? I wonder why it only works for women!

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lemming
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Here ya go.
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20000917/sc/health_herpes_dc_2.html

Not like we won't all have to wear condoms anyway (always be SAFE!!!), but any added protection is good.

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"This was a Pizza Hut, now it's all covered in daisies..." ~Talking Heads, in "Nothing But Flowers"


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Sweet*howl
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darn...i've got the other simplex, oral herpes. I've had it since i was little, altho if you do the right things and take care of yourself it's really not much of a problem. If i keep my lips unchapped and don't get htem hit or cut I don't get them. i've had about two in the last four years, great when compared to how my lips were when i was little...i shudder to think about it

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