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Sex and the (Elder) City

Jul 20, 2012 | General |STDs/STIs |Sexual Health | Comments (4)

Recently, 74-year-old icon Jane Fonda stirred up the imagination of her ardent admirers as she admitted in an interview that she ‘never had such a fulfilling sex life’ as she has now. Looking through the hourglass of time, this statement by the twice Academy award winning American actress challenges established myths and demolishes preconceived notions about indulgence in sex by seniors.


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Johnny Roberts and the Supremes

Jul 2, 2012 | Reproductive health |Women's Health |General | Comments (0)

ACA ruling sparks debate. Forgive me for not caring.


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Read ASHA’s HIV Testing Day press release.

Jun 26, 2012 | General |HIV | Comments (0)

The American Social Health Association (ASHA) joins other public health organizations in recognizing June 27th as National HIV Testing Day.


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June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

Jun 25, 2012 | HIV |Sexual Health | Comments (2)
Picture yourself reading newspaper articles and reports in the early 1980s about the discovery of AIDS - a term used for the first time to describe sudden cases of sarcoma or pneumonia infection in healthy people. AIDS was a tragedy of unknown proportions unfolding in all parts of the world, baffling the medical community and its innocent victims.

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Herpes Wisecracks Not So Clever

Jan 20, 2012 | General | Comments (1)

We received an email from someone in the Midwest who said a topic of discussion on a local FM talk station was the high prevalence of genital herpes in the area. We didn’t hear what transpired (nor have we seen a transcript) but apparently a caller posed the question as to whether other listeners have encountered such “dirty” people in their lives.

I sent an email to several folks at the station and, after acknowledging we’re working with second-hand information, gave some insight about the emotional wallop that usually accompanies a herpes diagnosis and even offered to appear on one of their programs to chat.


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