Nurit Shein is the Executive Director of The Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia. She explains the medical and support services they offer, describes what they are doing for World AIDS Day, and urges people to get tested.
A series of studies found that potentially harmful plastic compounds thought to be safer may be just as risky. The phthalates are increasingly used to strengthen products including plastic wrap, soap, cosmetics and processed food containers.
In this week's Ask the Doc column, Dr. Howard Scheiner takes a realistic look at the latest studies around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, and lets you know what you'll have to do to keep safe this summer.