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Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

, by Emily Newman

Could taking a pill after sex reduce the risk of STIs? Antibiotics taken after sex reduce chlamydia and syphilis infections, but more evidence is needed before this STI prevention strategy can be recommended. Read More

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

, by Emily Newman

Rising rates of STIs make biomedical STI prevention an attractive option, but Jean-Michel Molina cautions against antibiotic overuse and other potential pitfalls. Read More

After mistakenly spending $56 on ramen noodles, I’m giving Dry January a try

After mistakenly spending $56 on ramen noodles, I’m giving Dry January a try

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus Wood wonders, on an evening out, “How am I going to talk to anyone without the gesture and prop of a glass of scotch to punctuate my various witty remarks?” Read More

How much eggnog is too much eggnog?

How much eggnog is too much eggnog?

, by Emily Newman

Glenn Ontiveros shares tips and advice on how to better manage how much alcohol you drink this holiday season. Read More

High sexually transmitted infection rates spur condom debate

High sexually transmitted infection rates spur condom debate

, by Liz Highleyman

What’s causing the rising STI rates? And, do rising STI rates mean that we should be promoting condom use for everyone? Read More