STDs

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

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

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

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

And that's technically an improvement.
Jesse Hicks
11.29.17
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

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

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
STDs

Don't Blame Dating Apps for the Spread of STDs

Changing STD rates probably have little to do with who is swiping right.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.3.17
herpes

The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit

The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
Michelle Malia
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Hepatitis A, B, and C: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

When it comes to STDs, it doesn’t get more confusing than hepatitis.
Eric Spitznagel
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Gay Men Should Get the HPV Vaccine

I am 31 years old and I paid out of pocket to get Gardasil.
Matthew Terrell
10.31.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

The Weird Way You Can Get an STD in Your Eye

And we don’t mean from a wayward squirt.
Matthew Terrell
10.30.17