Health

Get tested for HIV, says black women’s advocate

By the numbers 20,022: Of the number of people living with HIV in Houston/Harris County, 14,879 are men and 5,143 are women. 10,000: The number of those people living with HIV here who are black/African-American. Some 5,054 are white, 4,585 are Hispanic and 383 are other/multiethnic. 1,334: The number of new diagnoses of HIV in […]

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Do you love him more than you LOVE you?

Get your Relationship Fix and Tips from #OraQuick in the February Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.

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Dr. Rachael Ross Shares Sexual Health Resolutions

JET Magazine DR. RACHAEL ROSS SHARES SEXUAL HEALTH RESOLUTIONS January 15, 2014 L’Oreal Thompson If you’re like most people, then you probably made a New Year’s resolution or two. Perhaps it has something to do with your finances. Or, maybe, you’re more concerned about losing weight and improving your health. But what about your sexual […]

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Safer Sex Advice from Dr. Rachael Ross

Safer sex is everything. It really is. And in the age where people are unknowingly being infected with STDs and HIV, safer sex is the only thing. To prove my point I have enlisted the help of a “sexpert” to explain how safer sex eases the mind and makes intimacy ten times more fun. Enter […]

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OraQuick Holds Panel on Sex, Love and HIV at Spelman College With Dr. Rachel Ross

Sex and relationship issues are always a hot topic, especially in Atlanta. And with the city ranking in the top 10 on the Centers for Disease Control’s list of new and existing HIV/AIDS cases, a conversation about sex, relationship and health is vital. On Tuesday, the Spelman College Department of Student Health Services, in conjunction […]

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OraSure Campaign Promotes Sexual Health

What percentage of Black women account for all estimated new HIV infections among women? The answer is 64 percent, but Black women only make up 13 percent of the female population. Astounding, right? OraSure, the creators of the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, thought so, too. That’s why the company launched the “Life As We Know It” campaign, a […]

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