Posts tagged with: HIV

A guide to surviving Valentine’s Day for singletons and Divorcees – part 2

Remember Valentine’s Day is a commercial holiday not the ‘be all and end all of love’ Few couples love Valentine’s Day. It’s a chore. Let’s face it. There is pressure to go out for dinner, to buy cards, flowers, presents, […]

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A guide to surviving Valentine’s Day for singletons and Divorcees – part 1

Roses have thorns, chocolates are packed with hollow calories and cards are over-priced and will inevitably be either thrown out with tomorrow’s rubbish, or hoarded away for years –right? If the statement above sums up what you’re feeling in the […]

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The health benefits of a super sex life…

A good, healthy sex life has many benefits. Not only does it improve the chances of conceiving (if you are trying) and help build a closer relationship between yourself and your partner, it is also a great source of exercise […]

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HIV self testing: 15 things to do while you wait for your result…

In 1966, photographer Nat Finkelstein was shooting the world-famous artist, Andy Warhol, for a proposed book. As the crowd gathered, attempting to get into the shot, Warhol muttered that everyone wants to be famous. To which Finkelstein replied, “Yeah, for […]

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Investigating online dating for people with STIs

Online dating has grown massively over the past few years and it seems there’s a niche site to cater to pretty much every fantasy. But there’s a little-known sector that’s secretly thriving – dating sites for people with STIs. Last Taboo […]

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What does The Universal Declaration of Human Rights have to do with HIV?

Just nine days after World AIDS Day (1st December), the HIV sector could almost be forgiven for ignoring Human Rights Day (10th December). And what does the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights really have […]

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What Puts People off Using Condoms?

Despite more than 440,000 STI diagnoses made in the UK in 2014, a significant number of under 25s are still having unprotected sex. Under 25s are one of the most at-risk groups, with 15% admitting to having unprotected sex with […]

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Sexual wellbeing among women

Dr Pam Spurr is a psychologist with over 20 years’ experience as a self-help expert, life coach and agony aunt. Here Dr Pam highlights the sexual challenges many women face with the aim to open up important discussions. As well […]

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Five perils of executive travel – if you’re hoping for a cheeky fling abroad…

Going abroad for a ‘work’ trip. It’s always a great excuse to see the world, make some big money and let your hair down a bit. But if you’re looking for a cheeky fling abroad, there are a few things […]

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World-leading on treatment, trailing on prevention – what the HIV stats tell us

Recently-released official statistics show that last year, there were just over 85,000 people accessing HIV treatment and care in the UK. Ben Lineberger, communication intern at the National AIDS Trust, reports. Almost all (91%) the people accessing HIV treatment were […]

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