‘My Mother Died Without Telling Me I Had HIV’

'My mother died without telling me I had HIV'

It is tough enough for a young person to lose a parent. Imagine also to find out that you are HIV-positive. This is what happened to a Kenyan man who is now 22. His mother died but never told her son he had HIV. Brian Omondi has gone public to share his story with others […]

What’s Causing Tingling in My Feet? Why Are My Feet Hot?

What’s Causing Tingling in My Feet Why Are My Feet Hot

Is it worth being worried if I have a tingling in my feet? At some point, you may have experience “needles and pins” in your feet. The feet might often become numb or painful. There should be nothing to worry about. Tingling is normally caused by pressure on the nerves, especially when you stay in […]

The Importance of Undergoing Prenatal Testing! Is it Right for You?

The Importance of Undergoing Prenatal Testing.

Pregnancy can be the most beautiful thing that can happen to a woman, but it’s important to know what to do to keep the baby as healthy as possible throughout this stage. With this, expectant mothers are encouraged to have regular health checkups where they can be assessed and tested. These prenatal testing are essential, […]

The Potential Health Risks Of Getting A Tattoo

The Potential Health Risks Of Getting A Tattoo

There is no doubt that tattoos are very popular. They give people the opportunity to express themselves through art. Whether you’re a liberal or conservative, you’ll be able to utilize your skin art to tell others about your passion and your beliefs. Simultaneously, you can use tattoos to commemorate someone you’ve loved and lost. Just […]

Living with an HIV-Positive Partner when You’re HIV-Negative

Testing positive for HIV is no longer an automatic death sentence. In fact, medicine has made stunning advancements enabling today’s patients to live with normal CD-counts and enjoy the same life expectancies as their HIV-negative friends. This same feeling of normalcy rings true for intimate relationships regardless of HIV status. If you test negative and […]

The Truth About Why We Haven’t Cured Cancer Yet

Why isn’t there a cure for cancer yet? This is a question that is one many people’s minds, particularly if cancer has affected them or a loved one. There are several reasons why there is yet to be a cure for cancer, yet there is hope for the future. Cancer – Not What It Seems […]

8 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman

8 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman The biggest mistake most men make when talking to the women in their lives is to forget who their audience is. Most women are complex creatures because–in order to survive in a world that simultaneously exalts and devalues female sexuality—we must know how to be both […]

Common Symptoms for Each Stage of HIV

Common Symptoms for Each Stage of HIV If You See These 9 Symptoms, Do An HIV Test Immediately There are several stages of HIV. Each stage has its own symptoms. If you think you might have been exposed to the HIV virus, knowing the symptoms of HIV will help you get treatment faster and lengthen […]

Surprising Origins of the AIDS Pandemic

Surprising Origins of the AIDS Pandemic In the 1980s, a new virus appeared in human populations in the western, industrialized world. Categorized as a “retrovirus,” this new illness muted into a number of forms, one of which was able to infect human populations widely. A new study shows that the virus was able to find […]

Gay Teen’s Organs Rejected Due To His Love Orientation

Gay Teen’s Organs Rejected Due To His Love Orientation It is every parent’s worst nightmare. After over a year of bullying, sixteen-year-old AJ Betts took his own life. Teased for being gay and of mixed race, Betts could no longer endure the torment of his classmates. He died last July. Just a few months prior, […]

The AMAZING New Contraceptive!

If we were to describe the perfect contraceptive, it might go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or 5ex drive, no negative health effects whatsoever, and 100 % effectiveness. The funny thing is, something like that currently exists. The procedure called RISUG in […]

My Relationship with an HIV-Positive Man Taught Me About True Love

Fear and ignorance. Everyone of us been there. Never more so than in the face of AIDS. Accurate knowledge will simplify decision making and dispel fears. About 20 years ago, I had completed an AIDS volunteer course then enrolled in a Hot Rap Safer Sex course with the AIDS Committee of London. I wouldn’t say […]

The Ultimate Guide To Safe Closeness [infographic]

This is a very informative infographic about safer love-making, STDs, contraceptives and birth control: Who is making love and how often? Prevalence of STI Common STI: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Genital Herpes, HPV, HIV, Syphilis How safe are you? Know your contraceptives, such as morning after pills common types of birth control This infographic is designed by […]