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Health Care Startup Delivers STD Testing Door-to-door

Less than half of adults aged 18 to 44 have been tested for an STD other than HIV. With millions infected every year, the need for an alternative that will make testing easier and more convenient for those at risk is critical. Healthcare startup Medcinity announces the launch of GetTested, a new at-home STD screening(…)

PrEP Provider Directory Goes Live

Researchers from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University unveiled a new website, www.preplocator.org, that will allow users to locate a medical provider or clinic that can prescribe Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. If taken daily, PrEP helps prevent the transmission of HIV. According to Damon L. Jacobs who founded the(…)

HRC Foundation and Whitman-Walker Health Release Transgender Sexual Health Guide

Tuesday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and Whitman-Walker Health, a community health center with special expertise in LGBTQ and HIV-related care, released Safer Sex for Trans Bodies, a comprehensive sexual health guide for transgender and gender expansive people and their partners. The guide fills a significant gap in inclusive, publicly-available sexual health resources for(…)

Business Leaders Unite to Endorse Hillary Clinton Through ‘Entrepreneurs for Hillary’

As the 2016 presidential race transitions to the general election, Entrepreneurs for Hillary, a national group of volunteers committed to mobilizing entrepreneurs and their networks in support of Hillary for America, has secured endorsements from more than a dozen industry-leading entrepreneurs. On the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, these innovators will be featured on(…)