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Jason K. Panda, the owner of b condoms, saw a need to help people in his community improve their sexual health. So, after nine years of practicing law, the Morehouse College graduate decided to create b condoms, the only Black-owned condom company in the United States. Panda, who is originally Brockton, Massachusetts, recently shared his…

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Morehouse Healthcare in Atlanta is a multi-specialty medical practice and one of Georgia’s premier primary care facilities. Founded in 1985, it began as Morehouse Medical Associates Inc. but later changed its name to Morehouse Healthcare. With more than 100 full-time practicing physicians who also serve on the clinical faculty at the prestigious Morehouse School of…

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As a research coordinator and community health educator at Emory Ponce Clinical Research Site in Atlanta, Edwin Blount-Worthington always makes it his priority to bring awareness to HIV prevention and sexual health. He recently sat down with rolling out to have a candid conversation about HIV and its impact on the Black community. How often should…

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  Antonio Bacon, 23, of Savannah will have to serve time in jail for exposing women to HIV. According to reports by Savannah Morning News, Bacon had sex with four women without informing them of his HIV status. One was a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors said Bacon had sex with the women in 2012 and 2013.…

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Most Americans believe that the Ebola virus is a viable threat. However, sexually transmitted diseases appear to be more problematic at this point in time. According to new data released by the Center for Disease Control, 110 million Americans have a sexually transmitted disease and 20 million are infected each year. Young people are being…

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National Women’s Health Week is May 12-18. It is a time set aside to empower women across the country to get healthy by taking action. One of the most ignored topics in women’s health is – having a safe and responsible sex life. The week was designated as a way for women to come together to learn…

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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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Born HIV-infected and diagnosed with full blown AIDS at age 3, Hydeia Broadband was not expected to live past the age of 5. More than 20 years after receiving that death sentence, this beautiful young woman blogs, tweets and travels the country to educate people about the importance of AIDS prevention, testing, early diagnosis and…

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