STD Rates Hit Record High in U.S.


 Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) increased significantly in 2014, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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You Mean I Don't Have to Show Up? The Promise of Telemedicine


Aside from whatever a visit to the doctor costs you in money, it also costs you in time. A lot of it.

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First Trial of Long-Acting Injectable PrEP Has Begun


A huge global trial has begun of a long-acting injectable form of the investigational antiretroviral cabotegravir as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV.

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In the U.S., 110 Million S.T.D. Infections


The incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis is increasing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At any given time, there are an estimated 110 million sexually transmitted infections in the United States.

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What’s up, Doc? Startups Clamor To Offer Patients Convenient Healthcare


With significant advances in telemedicine and a recent easing in regulations, it’s increasingly common for people to get treated via telephone, texts, email or video for everything from basic ailments to mental health-related issues such as depression.

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CDC Officially Admits People With HIV Who Are Undetectable Can't Transmit HIV


After hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations have already signed on to a pledge that recognizes that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level.

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