Online Prescription / PrEP

How to Get PrEP Online

What is PrEP? PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. PrEP is a combination of two different medicines called emtricitabine and tenofovir. It is sold under the name Truvada. PrEP is a daily pill that you can take to prevent the spread of HIV in the body. It is used for people who are at a high […]

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Strep Throat Antibiotics

Strep Throat Antibiotics: How to Choose Strep throat is a common disease that mainly affects children, but can also easily spread to adults. When left untreated, strep throat can potentially lead to some serious complications. Thankfully, we have the convenience of antibiotics, which can cure your strep throat quickly and effectively. Let’s take a look […]

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Is PrEP for HIV Safe?

Why PrEP for HIV is Safe & How to Get PrEP An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States live with HIV. About one in seven of those individuals does not even know they have the virus. In 2014, research found that about 37,600 Americans contracted HIV, but studies also found that between 2008 […]

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How to Get on PrEP

How to Get on PrEP: Quick Tips HIV presented one of the deadliest epidemics in the United States in the 1980s. Today, estimates suggest that over 1.1 million people in the country live with HIV, though about one out of seven of those individuals has no idea they even have an infection. About 700,000 people […]

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HIV Prevention / PrEP

How Does PrEP for HIV Work?

How Does PrEP Work to Prevent HIV? Human immunodeficiency virus, known simply as HIV, remains one of the most prominent diseases in the country. While it is not the epidemic it once was in the ‘80s, HIV still affects over 1.1 million people in the United States. About one in seven of those individuals do […]

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

Common Signs and Symptoms of Influenza Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, remains one of the most common illnesses in the country next to the cold. Estimates suggest that an average 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population will get the flu each year. On average, 200,000 Americans are hospitalized each year from […]

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How Long Does the Flu Last?

How Long Does the Flu Last? Flu season is upon us, and while there are a variety of ways to protect yourself from the flu, it is not the easiest disease to predict. That’s especially true when it comes to gauging how long an infection stays in your system. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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What to Do When You Have the Flu

What to Do When You Have the Flu The flu, more scientifically known as influenza, is a viral illness that can infect the respiratory tract of some mammals, birds, and humans. It remains one of the most common illnesses in the country. Estimates show that on average, 5 to 20 percent of the total American […]

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Top 10 San Francisco STD Testing Centers

Top 10 San Francisco STD Testing Centers Sexually transmitted diseases and infections are on the rise. According to the American Sexual Health Association, about half of the population will contract an STI by the time they turn 25. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate nearly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections […]

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What are the Most Common STDs in San Francisco?

What are the Most Common STDs in San Francisco? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sometimes called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are common bacterial, viral, and fungal infections that are primarily spread through direct sexual contact with another person. There are over 20 known sexually transmitted diseases. STDs are incredibly common and the rate of STDs in […]

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Has the Rate of STDs in San Francisco Increased?

Has the Rate of STDs in San Francisco Increased? Sexually transmitted diseases refer to a variety of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections that are primarily spread through sexual contact. Even with advancements in medicine and health care, STDs are incredibly common in the United States. It’s estimated that half of all sexually active individuals will […]

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San Francisco STD Statistics & Rates

San Francisco STD Statistics & Rates Sexually transmitted diseases and infections refer to any disease that can be passed from person to person via any form of sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal, or oral). STDs are incredibly common. According to the American Sexual Health Association, half of all sexually active individuals will contract an STI by […]

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