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One of the most well-known STDs is making a comeback, and this time it will be more difficult to treat. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gonorrhea, colloquially known as the clap, is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. The situation is being called a public health emergency not only in the United States…

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While Atlanta continues to rank highly when it comes to HIV infection rates, HIV/AIDS isn’t the only STD plaguing the burgeoning city. Atlanta has seen increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. While these new statistics can be quite frightening, studies show it’s actually a good thing because more people are getting tested, which presents the spike.…

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The multitalented Shellita “She-Nyce” Dillon-Coleman is a sexual educator who is passionate about her commitment to the community. Since 2001, her voice has resonated not only over the airwaves as a hip-hop artist, radio personality and television host but also as a sexual health advocate. Dillon-Coleman has found a way to combine her entertaining experience and education…

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It’s been called the “clap” or “drip” but its medical name is gonorrhea and it is making a comeback in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 800K people are diagnosed with gonorrhea each year in the US, despite information about the disease. Gonorrhea was in decline at one point,…

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  It is a fact that the U.S. government has conducted medical experiments on people of color such as in the Tuskeegee syphilis study. But what is not known is the full extent of medical experimentation outside U.S. borders. A recent lawsuit launched against prestigious Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation may shed light…

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  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new estimates that show how severe the health and economic toll of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in America have become, particularly among young people ages 15 to 24.  The two new studies provide the estimates of the number of annual new infections, total number of STIs,…

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A new study just published has documented that first antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea cases have been detected in North America — a strain of gonorrhea that is immune to the last remaining effective oral antibiotic. It has been observed in at least nine North American patients. Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the…

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First completely antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea cases detected in North America. Most sexually transmitted infections that occur in America, occur in terms of rate and proportion among minority populations, in particular African American populations. Whether it is chlamydia, which among African Americans has increased by 17.6 percent over the past several years or HIV, African Americans historically…

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What’s more ubiquitous? STDs in women or Christian Louboutin stilettos? A man may want a mate who’s a good cook or has long leg or doesn’t have children, but does he ever think about adding “no STDs” to his wish list of preferred attributes? Men all around the world are hypnotized by young, beautiful, promiscuous women who show…

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