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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin

    Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin
    For 37 years, the Open Door Clinic was up on the sixth floor of the old Professional Building in downtown Elgin, giving the people who came to it for help with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV/AIDS a low-profile place to seek treatment.
  • Another furor over contraceptives

    Another furor over contraceptives
    By law, public school students in Maryland do not need their parents' permission to receive reproductive health services from school-based clinics. Nor are the schools under any obligation to inform parents when their children access such services or what...

    Reforms aim to make medical research safer for its subjects

    Reforms aim to make medical research safer for its subjects
    When University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers were looking for volunteers to test a vaccine for Ebola, which was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Andrea Buchwald raised her hand in Baltimore. "Scientific curiosity," the 29-year-...

    To PrEP or not to PrEP? HIV prevention pill sparks discussion

    To PrEP or not to PrEP? HIV prevention pill sparks discussion
    The drinks flowed, the pool glistened and the guests mingled at the waterfront Hollywood estate. This wasn't just another Sunday afternoon cocktail party. This was "PrEP U," an informal educational forum aimed at raising awareness of a preventive...

    Lake ranks 19th of 67 counties in health

    Lake County ranks 19th among Florida's 67 counties in health, according to a recent study by a private foundation and the University of Wisconsin. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, dedicated to improving the health of Americans, determines where each...