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STD Now or Stay at Work?

Here is my dilema. In a few weeks I will find out if I have averaged enough working hours this quarter of the year to maintain my health insurance. I have missed so much work over the last six months that I am borderline loosing my insurance...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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...you and your doctor can make that determination. With repsect to the health plan, if you lose coverage because you have not worked enough hours to qualify for benefits, you will be eligible for COBRA. Under COBRA, you can continue your coverage... Read more »

Condoms work- they have saved me from STDs

hi Dr,I read your forum 2 years ago when I thought I had HIV just because I had sex with escorts.... Read more »

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Makes Improvements on HIV/AIDS Efforts, but More Work to Be Done, Report Finds; District Expands STD Testing Pilot Program for Students

...related news, district officials are expanding a pilot program to all high schools in the coming year that offers tests for sexually transmitted diseases to students, the Post reports. The program began last year at eight local high schools... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis Role in HIV Being Studied in California: STD and HIV Surveillance Working Together

...transmission among men who have sex with men, or is syphilis contained mostly to MSM who are already HIV-positive? California's STD and HIV health officials hope to answer that question with assistance from CDC and its new detuned testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Vaccines in Works, but for Children

...simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) vaccines are in advanced clinical trials, and gonorrhea and chlamydia vaccines are also in the works. Research suggests the vaccines' best chance for efficacy will result from administering them prior to adolescence,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Says STD Risk Higher for Young Working Women

...Single, working women ages 18 to 25 are having even more unprotected sex, with more partners, than college students, according to research released Read more »
Connect With Others

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV was first known to be a sexually transmitted disease! Due to his faith-based beliefs, President Bush has completely disregarded the successes... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1977. You have used street drugs by injection since 1977, especially when sharing needles and/or other equipment. You have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). You are a health care worker with... Read more »