Venereal Diseases Morton 1966 Nowadays we call them sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). When I was a teen, it was called the clap or just the generic term VD. I have also heard it called a social disease or the drip.
Sexual Freedom and Venereal Disease Morton 1971 This old fashioned discussion of sexual hygiene practices reads more academic than other commentary. Old fashioned views on women (and their relative “cleanliness”) are driving most the discussion, but in general the whole
Venereal Disease The Questions, The Answers Young 1973 Got questions about the Clap? Worried you are hanging out with the girls that are “unclean?” (Funny how guys are never referred to as unclean.) The answers are here. Lots of science
Herpes: Cause & Control Wickett 1982 In the early 80s, this was one of the scarier STDs. (The HIV crisis was still not big news yet.) No one really worried about this stuff. Take some pennicillin and you are good
Straight Talk About Sexually Transmitted Diseases Brodman, Thacker and Kranz 1993 Not a bad choice for the early 90’s but of course medical information is suspect after five or so years. I did appreciate the candor of this book and
Deadly Deception: The Proof that Sex and HIV Absolutely Do Not Cause AIDS Willner 1994 Really? 1994? Wow. I’m really suprised it is that current (and yet…old in medical book terms). There are some pretty “interesting” reviews of this book at Amazon.com.