STDs

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body

The Health Risks of Getting a Tattoo

Reports include ink complications, infections, toxin effects, scarring, and more.
Greg Hall
1.26.18
hard data
hard data

Trump's Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is a Threat to Your Health

Instead of learning safer sex practices, students are simply taught to keep it in their pants.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.18.18
lawsuits
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
STDs
STDs

8 Things People Still Get Wrong About HPV

Setting the record straight on America's most common STD.
Emily Cassel
1.8.18
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

At-Home STD Tests Could Help More People Get Screened

Twice as many Londoners got tested when they had this option.
Nick Keppler
1.2.18
HIV
HIV

HIV Is Still a Big Problem in Prisons

Drugs and unprotected sex on the inside aren't the reason why.
S.E. Smith
1.2.18
HIV
HIV

Trump Just Fired the Rest of His HIV/AIDS Council

Six members of the council publicly resigned earlier this year.
Jesse Hicks
12.29.17
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Watch the 10 Best Tonic Videos of 2017

We've put together a list of our favorite videos of this year for your viewing pleasure.
Tonic Staff
12.22.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Half of People With HIV Had it For Three Years Without Knowing

And that's technically an improvement.
Jesse Hicks
11.29.17
STDs
STDs

Trump Will Make Gonorrhea Great Again

Fucking over healthcare and promoting abstinence-only sex ed will only increase our record STD rates.
Sarika Chawla
11.20.17
STDs
STDs

Rare Strain of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in North America

A 23-year-old Canadian woman with no symptoms tested positive.
Jesse Hicks
11.16.17
Sex
Sex

It’s Way Too Early to Say IUDs Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer

A new study has some exciting findings, but they need to be put into context.
Michelle Malia
11.10.17