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This Palm Springs clinic tests and treats sexually transmitted infections, HIV and hepatitis C at no cost. Plus, it offers PrEP.
As sexually transmitted infections surge nationwide, a California law—the first of its kind—requires health insurance to cover home tests.
Rapid HIV/syphilis tests enable folks to start treatment or PrEP. They’re crucial for pregnant people, and they’re cheaper than ever.
The outbreaks near Duluth, Minnesota, have advocates scrambling to offer rapid HIV testing and clean syringes.
Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis increased in 2019, and the COVID-19 pandemic could make matters worse.
Rates of sexually transmitted infections are expected to rise. Know your status with TakeMeHome’s free HIV and STI test kits.
Virginia’s governor is likely to sign a bill to update HIV crime laws, but AIDS advocates claim it doesn’t go far enough.
This finding calls into question research that has projected that frequent testing among men on PrEP could drive down STI rates.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued updated guidelines for sexually transmitted infection prevention.
The study’s authors saw no evidence that the participants increased their sexual risk taking during the 96-week trial.
Oral STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex and human papillomavirus.
I’ve got a proper measuring tool—and a good reason to use it.
Chemsex typically refers to sex with multiple partners involving recreational drugs including meth, GHB and MDMA.
UPDATE: The county health department restored funding through the end of March. Here’s how you can ensure it lasts longer.
Increases in syphilis have been driven by new cases in men who have sex with men, an estimated half of whom have HIV.
“Why would you take something that’s out here helping the community? I can’t understand it.”
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