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  • Check Yourself After Campaign

    The Check Yourself After Campaign is back at it spreading awareness of the need to frequently get tested. To find…

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  • Statistics on Syphilis in Maricopa County, AZ

    Late last year the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released the national rankings for sexually transmitted diseases and we thought…

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  • Celebrate World AIDS Day 2015

    World AIDS Day is December 1, 2015 and there are quite a few great events happening in Maricopa County, AZ.…

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  • STD’s Don’t Discriminate

    Talking to your partner about safe sex and sexually transmitted diseases is often thought of as uncomfortable but it doesn’t…

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  • Mayor Stanton gets tested for HIV

    National HIV Testing Day 2015

    This Saturday (June 27, 2015) is National HIV Testing Day. Arizona Department of Health Services and Aunt Rita’s Foundation have…

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  • Syphilis Is On The Rise

    Syphilis, which can cause serious health problems if untreated, is increasing across the United States. A report released by the…

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  • The Scary Facts About Women & STDs

    April is STD Awareness Month and MSN has posted a great story on women and STDs. Below is a snippet…

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  • HIV Misconception

    A new study published shows that one third of teens don’t know that HIV is a sexually transmitted disease. Is…

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  • Syphilis increasing among Gay and Bisexual Men

    Gay and bisexual men are at an increased rate of contracting syphilis and HIV. U.S. Health officials stated that the…

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  • STD’s Increasing

    Each year roughly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are diagnosed within the United States. Every 20.8…

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