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Circumcision Provides Some Protection Against HIV and Other STDs

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According to a study published in the online journal of the American Society for Microbiology, circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in men by 50-60 percent. It also reduces the risk of infection with human papillomavirus and herpes simplexClick here to read full article ›

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Your “Confidential” STD Test Doesn’t Have Confidential Results

Mandatory Reporting of STD Test Results

Each state requires your doctor and laboratory to report your full name and address, phone number, social security number, date of birth, gender, race and more to the state health department when you test positive for an STD, including HIV…. Click here to read full article ›

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CDC: Sexually Transmitted Diseases are an Epidemic in the U.S.

STDs are an Epidemic

There are 20 million new cases of STD infections each year, causing the CDC to declare sexually transmitted diseases an epidemic in the U.S. Many STDs are curable if caught early, so get a truly anonymous STD test by following our guide…. Click here to read full article ›

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Officials Blame Online Hookup Apps for Rise in STD Infections

Internet dating

Some health officials are blaming online hookup apps and social media sites for the sharp increase in sexually-transmitted diseases across the country. People who meet online for anonymous sex don’t know about each other’s sexual history and often don’t use condoms…. Click here to read full article ›

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Montgomery, Alabama Has the Highest STD Infection Rate

Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery, Alabama had the highest STD infection rate per 100,000 people in 2013 for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, and the high infection rates are common throughout the state of Alabama…. Click here to read full article ›

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Cure for a Sexually-Transmitted Disease

Antibiotic Treatment for STDs

If you have a sexually-transmitted disease, there is not a single reason to wait to get tested and to get treatment. Delaying treatment makes the treatment more difficult and damage from the disease more permanent. If you wait too long, you won’t be able to have an anonymous STD test anymore…. Click here to read full article ›

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STD Infection and Reinfection Between Partners

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When your STD infection is cured, you can easily become reinfected if your partner wasn’t tested and treated for the STD at the same time. The CDC has a controversial program that provides two prescriptions to STD-infected patients: one for the patient and one for his partner…. Click here to read full article ›

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Startup Develops STD Testing Ring

STD Testing Ring - Hoope (Top View)

A startup company has developed a ring that sits on the thumb, numbs an area with vibrations, inserts a needle and takes a blood sample. The blood sample is split into four channels that simultaneously test for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis. The results are sent to a smartphone in fewer than 60 seconds…. Click here to read full article ›

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How Can I Prevent Getting an STD?

Prevent Sexually-Transmitted Diseases

Prevent getting an STD by educating yourself, having a monogamous relationship, having fewer sex partners, using condoms and getting tested regularly…. Click here to read full article ›

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NYC Closes Busiest STD Clinic

New York's Chelsea Neighborhood

In March 2015, New York’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, or DOHMH, closed the busiest free STD clinic in the city, without advance notification to the community and apparently without many plans to serve the 20,000 annual patients whoClick here to read full article ›

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“Female Viagra” Approved by FDA

Sexual Dysfunction in Women

In August 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the drug fibanserin, sold by Sprout Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Addyi, for use in treating premenopausal women with a low sexual desire, called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.Click here to read full article ›

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STD Test Privacy = NONE

Confidential Test Results

There is no STD test privacy. That’s because most sexually-transmitted diseases are reportable diseases in every state. It means that someone has to submit a report to the health department every time there’s a positive test for an STD. WhileClick here to read full article ›

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Billboard Targets Mobile Hookup Apps

AHF Billboard Campaign Image

STD Billboard Campaign The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, or AHF, launched a new billboard campaign targeted at users of location-based mobile dating apps. The apps are often referred to as mobile hookup apps, because they use the GPS functionality in yourClick here to read full article ›

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Fake STD Report Hits Social Media

Fake STD Fax Report

Fake STD Report of Names and Diseases for Baton Rouge The Washington Department of Health and Hospitals declared an STD fax list published on Social Media to be a fake. The fake STD report purported to be a fax report from the LeoClick here to read full article ›

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Over the Counter STD Test

In Home STD Tests Home STD testing has finally come of age with the reliable Over the Counter STD test offered by My Lab Box. The company sends quality STD screening kits, discreetly packaged, to your home. The tests can be self-administered and takeClick here to read full article ›

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