There is No Excuse for Lacking Protection

It Should Be Clear… One thing that should be clear but seemingly isn’t is this: There is no excuse for lacking protection. Whether you need condoms, dental dams, or any other safer-sex supplies there is not valid excuse for lacking them and preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Let’s review some excuses and… Continue reading There is No Excuse for Lacking Protection

Don’t Forget the B and T in LGBTQ

You only have to search a little bit online or talk to someone who identifies as bisexual and/or transgender to hear the observation that often when people say they care about ,”LGBT,” matters they, “Honestly only are talking about the L and G.” The acronym, “Q,” sometimes¬†isincluded as well and considered to stand for, “Questioning,”… Continue reading Don’t Forget the B and T in LGBTQ

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Facts and Concerns

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are the two most common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) in the United States and often can co-occur (e.g. someone is infected with both). Caused by bacteria, they are both curable, but if left undetected ¬†and untreated can lead to a variety of health problems from painful discharge up to and including infertility… Continue reading Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Facts and Concerns

The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

PrEP has previously been discussed on the blog, with its successes at reducing the risk of HIV well-recorded. Now, there is strong evidence of PrEP dramatically helping reduce the rate of HIV-transmission in the United Kingdom. In the city of London alone a 40% drop in HIV transmission rates has been observed over a single… Continue reading The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

Happy Holidays!

All of us at Williams and Associates would like to wish everyone a joyous Winter Holiday season! Whatever you celebrate there is a lot to be happy about and thankful for. We here at Williams and Associates are excited to continue serving the community in 2017! Have a fun and safe end of the year!