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Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »

Southern Diet Blamed For High Rates Of Hypertension Among Blacks

Fried chicken and mac and cheese: A study suggests Southern cuisine may be at the center of a tangled web of reasons why blacks in America are more prone to hypertension than whites. Robert Manella/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Robert Manella/Getty Images Fried chicken and mac and cheese: A study suggests Southern cuisine may… Read More »