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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…

Where to do std testing in Montreal

General statistics estimate that nearly 40,000 people are affected by sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (carriers of STBBI). This is in addition to the 75% of all adults infected with HPV throughout their lives. Studies…

Same day test at an STD clinic

Although STDs are quite common, you can't afford to underestimate the effect they could have on long-term health. Untreated STDs can lead to various problems like blindness, infertility, paralysis, PID, and cancer in some cases. But 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…

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…