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This Week in Sex: Prostate Cancer Sexually Transmitted? And State STI Rankings

Harvey Milk, circa 1978.

This week, a new study presents evidence that the parasite that causes trich might lead to prostate cancer, a new list shows the best and worst states for STIs, a Gallup poll shows the most support ever for same-sex marriage, and gay rights activist Harvey Milk is honored with a stamp.

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At Long Last, D.C. Legalizes Care for Partners of Patients With Some STIs

Expedited partner therapy is now legal in Washington, D.C., thanks to the passage of Bill 20-343. It's a progressive step for a medical practice whose day is long overdue.

Expedited partner therapy is now legal in Washington, D.C., thanks to the passage of Bill 20-343. It’s a progressive step for a medical practice whose day is long overdue.

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Trich: The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infection You May Never Have Heard Of

Trichomona Vaginalis trophozoite.

Trichomoniasis, a Sexually Transmitted Infection caused by a parasite, infects more people in the U.S. each year than chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis combined.  And yet, according to a new survey, few people have even heard of it. 

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