What pisses me off about syphilis testing/treatment in NYC
In his latest blog, Mike Barr asks:
One More Study Shows PrEP Doesn’t Lead to Riskier Sex
PrEP was approved in 2012 as an HIV prevention tool that can reduce the risk of transmission by more than 90% if used correctly. However, the antiretroviral has remained controversial, and sparsely used, in no small part because of concerns that it will lead to sexual risk bingeing.
Cash Interventions Slash HIV Risk in Lesotho
An intervention offering lottery tickets to those who remained free of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) succeeded in reducing by a third the number of new HIV infections among young women in Lesotho in only 2 years.
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A new comic book is teaching sex education to middle school students in the Nunavut territory of Canada. Titled Choices, it covers sexual health issues, relationships, gender identity, sexually transmitted infections and alcohol use. The comic tells the stories of a group of Inuit classmates and includes their native Inuktitut phrases.
Where’s the Personal Accountability?
In today’s society, it appears it is just fine to absolve yourself of any accountability. Instead, ask your local politicians to draft up a law that removes the feces from the wall for you.
Read more of this blog entry… http://blogs.poz.com/staff/archives/2013/01/personal_accountability.html