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The risk of a patient actually being infected is "exceedingly low."
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Be a little bit wiser baby, put it on, put it on.
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If all genders are not on board with the concept that consensual sexual activity is enjoyable and fulfilling, we will not make any headway.
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At a recent meeting of the Sexual Health Network of Ontario, health care providers came together to examine and extol the virtues of the Intra Uterine Device (IUD). I have always been a proponent of this method of birth control, especially for women looking for an alternative to hormonal methods.
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Listerine has been claiming this since 1879!
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The promotional material for the $85.00 kit argues that women find testing "awkward" and that they may not have time to see a health professional. They also see at-home privacy as a plus.
Something to look forward to!
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Syphilis cases doubled last year.
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HIV infection is decidedly no longer a death sentence, and no longer a major inhibitor of quality of life. HIV-positive people can live long and healthy lives. For those with access to care, some sex educators now talk about HIV infection as more of a nuisance to be managed than than a life-altering diagnosis.
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The importance of the distinction becomes clear when we look at the statistics. According to the lead researcher of a recently published article on this issue, over the past 10 years, chlamydia and gonorrhea rates in Canadians rose by 72 and 53 per cent, respectively, especially for chlamydia.
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Everyone knows someone who has tried online dating. Was it fabulous for them? Perhaps from the outside looking in. From inside, it can be rather dingy and depressing. Speaking personally, there may be other 65+ women who are having a blast. Not me.
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It's unfair to assume that the ad is suggesting that a public listing of your bedpost roster is necessary for safe sexual health. That's not the case. All it seems to imply is that you should simply be real about sexuality in this modern age -- you're probably not Christopher Columbus landing upon virgin banks.
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The national record is currently held by Western University in London, Ontario.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.Health officials on Tuesday said the rate and number of chlamydia (k...
Valentine's Day is fast approaching. What a perfect time to talk about condoms. We need to think of condoms as disease preventers, rather than just contraception. We need to think about the infections we can reduce and perhaps eliminate with the use of condoms as well as the number of people we can save.
FREDERICTON - An outbreak of syphilis in New Brunswick that has seen the number of cases rise tenfold in the last three years could get worse, a provincial health official warns.From 1993 to 2007, the...
MONTREAL - A Montreal newspaper is reporting the Canadian Forces has bought nearly 1.5 million condoms for its soldiers in the past five years.A military spokesman has told La Presse it is cheaper to...