Why Testicular Pain Should Cause Concern

Why Testicular Pain Should Cause Concern

If you find yourself experiencing pain in the testicular area, you may assume it is related to an STD. In fact, some STDs may cause discomfort in the genital area that can include a rash, sores and other irritating or somewhat painful symptoms. While testicular pain can be caused by STDs there are several other… Read More

HIV is Top Searched Health Concern In These States

HIV Is The Top Searched Health Concern In These States

A new study analyzed Google searches for medical conditions by state. The goal was to determine which health issues were of highest concern among a state’s residents. The information in the study does not reflect which health conditions are the biggest problem in a certain state. In several states, the study found that HIV/AIDS was… Read More

Syphilis Searches

Syphilis Is The Top Searched Health Concern In These States

A new study analyzed Google searches for medical conditions by state. The goal was to determine which health issues were of highest concern among a state’s residents. The information in the study does not reflect which health conditions are the biggest problem in a certain state. In several states, the study found that syphilis was… Read More

Condom Campaign in Norway

Condom Campaign Urges Tourists to Avoid “Land of Chlamydia”

A social media advertisement, created by Oslo ad agency Morgenstern, was posted at the end of June. It starts off just like a normal tourism ad, highlighting the virtues of Norway’s spectacular scenery, lakes and fjords. Then, about half way through the ad there is an unexpected twist. A young couple embrace on a mountainside… Read More

Top 10 Pride Festivals in the US #5-1

10 Largest Pride Festivals in the U.S. #5-1

June is the month of acceptance and the month to welcome diversity in communities regardless of sexual orientation. Gay and lesbian groups celebrate this special time with pride parades, picnics, parties, memorials for those lost from HIV and AIDS and other group gathering events that attract thousands upon thousands of individuals. Pride events have been… Read More

Pose

Pose: A Look Into The Past of HIV/AIDS In The 1980s

It’s the 1980’s, and it’s the height of the ball culture for the LGBTQ community in New York City. Pose on FX highlights the history of the ballroom scene along with the realities that many LGBTQ people faced during that time. From creating a world where everyone is accepted to understanding how HIV/AIDs takes a… Read More

Top 10 Pride Festivals in the US

10 Largest Pride Festivals in the U.S. # 10 – 6

June is the month of acceptance and the month to welcome diversity in communities regardless of sexual orientation. Gay and lesbian groups celebrate this special time with pride parades, picnics, parties, memorials for those lost from HIV and AIDS and other group gathering events that attract thousands upon thousands of individuals. Pride events have been… Read More

Nevada County Reports Fast Growing Number of STD Cases

In a year when the state of California has been reporting record high STD rates, another county has released their annual report. Nevada County, located just northwest of the state capital, is reporting their rise in STD cases. While the overall numbers in Nevada County remain below the state average, health officials in the area… Read More

Chlamydia Increases The Risk Of HIV

There are certain factors that can put a person at higher risk for contracting HIV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have identified several of these factors. For example, men who have sex with other men are at a significantly higher risk for HIV as well as people who participate in intravenous drug usage…. Read More

It Is Possible to Have Syphilis And HIV

It Is Possible To Have Syphilis And HIV

Recently, health departments all over the country have been reporting a significant increase in the number of syphilis cases. In some areas, HIV infection has also increased. Some people are being diagnosed with both syphilis and HIV infections at the same time. This is known as co-infection and it can be severe to your health….. Read More