In poor countries, cervical cancer is often the most common cancer-related death among women, or even the leading cause of death for women, period.
With the program now entering its pre-teen years, it’s the perfect time to take stock of its efforts to reach young people in their second decade of life.
A highly contagious strain of meningitis that has struck 22 men in New York City in the last three years, killing seven of them, has public health experts scratching their heads and looking for ways to get as many gay men vaccinated as possible.
Las Vegas Review Journal contributor Sherman Frederick penned a column claiming that state legislators are pushing a new bill seeking to bolster sex education in Nevada because they believe “Nevada girls are easy.”
It takes the work of many to ensure everyone has access to health care.
When our clients are vulnerable and coping with the range of emotions that accompany news of their infection, DIS offer confidence, understanding, trust, and assurance. They are the humanity of STD awareness.
As STD clinics, I believe we should take President Obama’s words to heart when we consider our leadership role in STD prevention: “We are the change we have been waiting for.”
EPT simplifies the process of receiving treatment for STDs by enabling health-care professionals to provide patients with either antibiotics or prescriptions to their sexual partner(s) without a visit by the partner(s) to a health-care center.
Some providers have avoided the discussion of sexual health with their patients because they fear it will present a level of discomfort for the patient or themselves.