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Live Well

How to have difficult health conversations

Michelle Konstantinovsky

Adulting is hard on so many levels. Between work, romantic relationships, family commitments, and friend issues, you’ve probably got your fill of...

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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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Get Well

PrEP Not a Substitute for Safe Sex

Malcolm Thaler, MD

Here at One Medical we write a lot of prescriptions for PrEP, as it is highly effective at preventing HIV transmission, and there are currently at least...

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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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3 Ways to Avoid Getting an STD

Michelle Konstantinovsky

The young woman on the other end of the phone sat in stunned silence. Carol Grim, a One Medical virtual provider, had just told her she’d been...

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LGBT Health

How to Stay Healthy in an Open Relationship

Amy Stulman, NP

Open relationships are nothing new, but with the rise of relationship descriptors like “monogamish,” and more mainstream media representations of...

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Pregnant with Herpes? Know Your Risks

Stephanie Long, MD

In the US, one in four women is estimated to have genital herpes. If you’re pregnant and are one of them, let your provider know. Passing the virus...

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Amy Stulman, NP

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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