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“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

, by Emily Land

These popular events combine innovative programming (like twerk battles and drag shows!) with opportunities to access critical health resources. Read More

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 Land

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 Land

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

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

Ask an STI Doctor:  Rimming, flesh-eating bacteria, drug-resistant gonorrhea, and more

Ask an STI Doctor: Rimming, flesh-eating bacteria, drug-resistant gonorrhea, and more

, by Emily Land

Dr. Nicholas Moss answers burning questions about sexually transmitted infections--including skin infections, chlamydia, and drug resistant gonorrhea. Read More