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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.
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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.”
An analysis of people with syphilis in British Columbia found people with HIV were more likely to have a case affecting the eyes.
In the past 18 months, 42 people who use drugs tested HIV positive in Multnomah County, which includes Portland.
A quarter of study participants accounted for three-quarters of newly diagnosed cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.
New HIV cases in the city remain higher than those in Los Angeles County and the state.
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