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sexual health

LGBT Health

Why safe sex still matters, even if you’re on PrEP

Michelle Konstantinovsky

Thirty years ago, an HIV diagnosis was often considered a death sentence. Today, the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS is not only thought of as...

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LGBT Health

Transgender-friendly health care

Amy Stulman, NP

Going to the doctor’s office can be stressful for anyone, but that’s especially true if you’re transgender or gender non-binary....

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The doctor’s guide to healthy breakups

Michelle Konstantinovsky

If you spent Valentine’s Day looking lovingly into your partner’s eyes, good for you! If you spent it watching your relationship crumble, you...

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Sexual Health

So, how much sex is normal?

Michelle Konstantinovsky

Some topics are easy to bring up at the doctor’s office. Others you’d rather discuss over cocktails than in a clinic. If you’re more of a...

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3 herpes myths to stop freaking out about

Michelle Konstantinovsky

A surprising number of people you know probably have herpes. Shocked? You shouldn’t be, since the virus is very common. According to the World Health...

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Live Well

Everything you always wanted to know about condoms

Michelle Konstantinovsky

It’s the golden rule of safe sex: always use a condom. But has the well-intentioned person who created that rule actually been down the condom aisle...

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Sexual Health

Ask Greg: Can I Get Herpes From a Sex Toy?

Greg Sauers, PA-C

Q: Can I get herpes from a sex toy? A: The short answer is: probably not. However, in medicine, nothing is black and white, so there’s always a remote...

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Sexual Health

Ask Greg: Why is Gonorrhea Called the Clap?

Greg Sauers, PA-C

Question: Why is gonorrhea called the clap? Greg’s Answer: You’ve gotta love the weird folklore associated with certain nicknames. And this one...

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