This Saturday (May 6th, 2017) Williams and Associates will be joining AM Trading Co. at Ritz Park (3147 South Grand Boulevard) at 1PM to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! There will be live music, local artists, free food, and of course plenty of free comic books! We will be there offering free information, safer-sex supplies,… Continue reading Free Comic Book Day Event This Saturday!
This blog has repeated time and time again the importance of practicing safer sexuality, and a new data brief from the National Center for Health Statistic (NCHS) finds that within certain demographics almost half of population has HPV. HPV is also known as the Human Papillomavirus and it is a sexually transmitted infection where approximately… Continue reading New Findings Discuss High Prevalence of HPV
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
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
In the field of Health there are always interesting pieces of news, studies, or otherwise fascinating articles to read. We at Williams and Associates wanted to share some of the latest news we found informative: The Washington Post released an article yesterday discussing how the CDC has reported more progress is being made in reducing… Continue reading Latest HIV/AIDS News Round-Up
You probably often see messages like, “Use a condom when you have sex,” or, “Always wear a condom,” and know that when used properly condoms can be effective up to 98% of time at preventing pregnancy and the spread of Sexually-Transmitted Infections. You know condoms work, but one question we don’t always ask is how… Continue reading How Condoms Work
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