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Dec 1, 2020

Balmain X Global Fund (RED): Must See Details

This year we have all gone through many changes, be it historic as in Black Lives Matter or geographic as...

Nov 24, 2020

How The Global Fund (RED) Is Impacting 180 Million Lives?

Most people think that (RED) is just a color, but actually, it is also the name of a Global Fund,...

Oct 2, 2016

UK Scientists May Be on the Brink of a Cure For HIV

For one man, every trace of the disease has vanished.

Doctors Cured Baby With HIV, Holy Crap [Candy Dish]

Holy crap, for the second time in recorded history a patient has been cured of HIV.

Mar 4, 2013

Sexy Time: 5 Sex Facts That Will Scare the Ish Out of You

Two days ago, I went to my university’s health center. Now, usually I completely disregard any information I get at the health center on the grounds of either A) I have heard that every year since I first took sex ed in 7th grade, or B) Those 'doctors' are full of ish. But this time, by the luck of the draw, I happened to get a check-up from someone that (gasp!) actually knew what they were talking about.

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Give [GALLERY]

When you're out doing your Christmas shopping this year, look for gifts that continue to give (and I'm not talking as a re-gift). Some companies provide charitable gifts - a different approach than making a donation in someone's name, you can give a gift that where proceeds go to a charity or a gift that helps fairly employ someone in a developing country.

Dec 1, 2010

World AIDS Day: You Can Make A Difference

Today, December 1, is World AIDS Day - a day to take action towards informing yourself about how to protect yourself and others from HIV while reducing the prejudice of those infected. AIDS may seem like a problem only in the developing world, but it's not. Over 1.1 million people in the USA have HIV. There remains a stigma around AIDS that can reduced the more we talk about it.

Apr 2, 2009

Why Everyone Should Get Tested

[The following post is courtesy of Vanessa Cullins, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs at Planned Parenthood. If anyone knows...

Apr 2, 2009

HIV/AIDS — A Very Real Risk for College Women

Once in a while, we get a variation of this question via e-mail: “I’m a woman in college, and I’m wondering if I still need to be worried about getting HIV. Isn’t it pretty much under control by now?”

Apr 2, 2009

The Truth About STDs

When I found out that 25% of college students have a Sexually Transmitted Disease, I laughed. Surely that statistic referred to the more promiscuous students, or those who were dumb enough not to use a condom during sex.

Mar 26, 2009

Circumcision May Lower Risks of STDs

As we all know from our high school sex ed classes–and some of you from experience– it’s a basic fact...

Mar 25, 2009

The 5 Questions We Ask Everyone: Nigel Barker

We watch America's Next Top Model (and all subsequent marathons) for 3 reasons: 1. The crazy chicks. 2. The crazy judges. 3. Nigel Barker.

Mar 12, 2009

I Went and Got Tested

After reading about one CollegeCandy writer’s scary STD experience, I realized that I had not been tested in over 4...