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February 19, 2017, 2 Comments

Whether we know it or not, we Black American women are more likely to be infected with HIV than any other women. And, we are more than twice as likely […]

The HIV-Killing Condom Is Here… And A HIV-Killing Tampon Is On Its Way…

August 21, 2014, 2 Comments

By now, you have probably heard it’s here: a condom that gives you that extra protection so you can kick back and get your grove on with less wo ...

New Recommendations On How To Prevent HIV/AIDS

May 25, 2014, 2 Comments

Ladies, did you know that in the US, HIV-infection rates are no longer going down and at the same time condom use continues to fall? What to do? US he ...

ASK AN OBGYN: How Important Is It To Use A Condom For Oral?

May 7, 2013, 1 Comment

Question- How important is it to use a condom for oral?  Can I get herpes, HIV, or anything else? Does it make a difference if the oral is done on [& ...

  • What Do Women in Washington, DC, Nigeria, And Rwanda Have In Common?
    July 30, 2012, Comments Off on What Do Women in Washington, DC, Nigeria, And Rwanda Have In Common?

    What do women living in Washington, DC, Nigeria, and Rwanda have in common? They are living in places that have an HIV/AIDS rate of 3 percent. As the 19th International […]

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    Unsafe Sex Feels Like My Only Option For Love: ASK JANICE
    June 16, 2012, Comments Off on Unsafe Sex Feels Like My Only Option For Love: ASK JANICE

    Dear Janice, I know all about protecting myself from HIV and pregnancy, but I find my options for men are really limited. I’m a big woman in her mid 30’s, […]

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    ASK AN OBGYN: Is There a More Effective “Morning-After” Method?
    May 23, 2012, Comments Off on ASK AN OBGYN: Is There a More Effective “Morning-After” Method?

    Dear SuzyKnew Obgyn: Besides Plan B (also called the morning-after pill), is there any other way to prevent pregnancy if you’ve had unprotected sex? LaVinia   ***** Dear LaVinia, Thank you for your […]

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