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Hold Your Health in the Palm of Your Hand with Healthvana

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 17
Healthvana, a new app that hooks healthcare providers with their clients via smartphone, lets you hold your HIV test results in the palm of your hand.

Grindr Users 40 Percent More Likely to Get Gonorrhea

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 17
A new study that has found a significant correlation between smartphone hook-up apps like Grindr and higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

Syphilis, Gonorrhea Cases Rising in North Dakota

HEALTH | Feb 25
The dramatic jump in sexually transmitted diseases in North Dakota has state health officials trying to reverse the trend by raising awareness among not only residents but also doctors.

Young People Bear Brunt As CDC Releases New Rates of STDs

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 24
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released their annual snapshot on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the findings do not bode well for young people, or GLBTs.

Ask the Doc: Bacteria Is the Enemy in Two New Infections

HIV/AIDS | By Demetre Daskalakis | Mar 27
Every two weeks, HIV expert Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, along with Dr. Paul Bellman & Dr. Anita Radix, answer your questions. All gay men in NYC need to get a meningitis vaccine; & yes, there’s a new antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea.

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