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Sex, love and relationships with HIV

This Texas mom is on a mission to show the world that you can live life to the fullest when you're HIV-positive. Courtesy of subjectAt 20 years aged, Jessica Glaspie was like most girls her age. She was in college, living a new life away…

The Daily Dose: January 27, 2022

#Once every 100 years: An opinion piece in Activity area today highlights how the pandemic offers a unique opportunity to invest in health once every 100 years. "You must not miss it", says the writer. #Delta to disappear? With the…

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…

Reviews | How i got sick

I felt stressed out now, but illness seemed to be the reason rather than the symptom, and my mind was the only part of me that was functioning. I could still write articles, normally enough that I didn't have to tell my editors how bad I…

Tangent Time – Hike with Herpes

On any given hike, you may find yourself alone, confronted with your own intrusive thoughts. This can quickly and easily spiral in time to overanalyze you. Personally, I find myself on tangents, thinking about certain words and…

Paul Ehrlich’s magic bullet

Every now and then the entertainment industry grows weary of making movies about comic book characters and turns to the history of science to deliver gripping adventure stories - usually with less fights and explosions. .…

IST Tests | Eyewitness News

WILKES-BARRE, ALZERNE COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU) - It's not a rare situation, you go out with friends and meet someone special. One thing leads to another and you get caught in the moment, perhaps forgetting to use protection. The…

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…

2021 home hepatitis B testing kits

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.Hepatitis B testing involves collecting blood samples. People can buy a test in…

Rising HIV cases in Kalkaska County

They hope it's a fluke - an anomaly. But an increase in HIV cases in Kalkaska County is drawing the attention of the medical community. Health officials say they are alarmed by an increase in HIV cases in the small rural community…

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…