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Expert advice: 8 steps for first-time fisters

Expert advice: 8 steps for first-time fisters

, by Dolan Wolf

A big part of fisting is intuition and instinct. But there are a few things you can do to make your fisting experiences more enjoyable. Read More

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study found that meth use may increase inflammatory activity in the rectal mucosa of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men. Read More

PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

, by Damon Jacobs

There’s a flaw in San Francisco’s plan to ban flavored tobacco products, and it may have negative consequences for people who use vaping products to quit smoking cigarettes. Read More

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus embarks on a two-year HIV prevention study, along the way mulling over what might be learned—and how his participation makes a difference. Read More

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

, by Emily Land

Overall, clinicians recognize the potential benefits of STI prophylaxis, but there’s still uncertainty over whether the protection offered is enough to justify risk of drug resistance, pill fatigue, and other concerns. Read More