Gonorrhea has previously been discussed on the blog and is known for how it can cause burning sensations as well as how if left untreated it can lead to infertility. Also known as, “The Clap,” there is new and troubling news about Gonorrhea. Essentially, the bacteria is getting, “Smarter,” and harder to treat. Now, Gonorrhea… Continue reading Troubling News about Gonorrhea Illustrates the Importance of Safer-Sex
Whenever you hear discussion of HIV you probably notice a lot of talk about, “CD4 Counts,” and, “Viral Loads.” If these terms make your head start spinning this post should help explain just what they are, and how they relate to one another. CD4 cells are a type of white blood cell found within all… Continue reading An Introduction to CD4 and Viral Load
Our Free Comic Book Day Outreach event was a smashing success! We had a number of people eager to take information and enter our free raffle, with five people at the end of the day extremely pleased with their raffle-bags full of comics, safer-sex supplies, and other assorted goodies. We also had individuals take advantage of… Continue reading Free Comic Book Day Was Superb!
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!
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
Pride Saint Louis occurs this weekend and Williams and Associates will be there! We will be assisting with providing HIV testing from 2:30 PM-6:00 PM. Stop by and see us!
According to new data from the CDC, statistically 1-in-2 black men who have sex with men (MSM) will become infected with HIV in their lifetime. That is 50%, a much higher number than the previously thought 1-in-4 (read on for more information)…