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chlamydia gonorrhea

Syphilis cases up 75% in Iowa

Cases of syphilis are on the rise in Iowa. Preliminary data shows a 75% increase in syphilis cases from 2020 to 2021, said George Walton, head of the sexually transmitted disease program at the Iowa Department of Public Health. Walton…

Austin STD rates on the rise

As many Austinites have spent endless dreary months disconnected and eager to live as we knew it, a number of illnesses also took a brief hiatus in the pandemic's first year. The flu, for example, has all but disappeared. But not…

STIs hit record high

Key points to remember STI rates in the United States have reached record highs for the sixth consecutive year. Experts say this increase may be due to a lack of sex education and existing disparities. The US government has…

4 of the best home chlamydia tests

We include products that we think will be useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here is our process.There are two main types of home tests for chlamydia. One is to take a sample…