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  • At conferences, lectures, and trainings the question is often asked: "what is the difference between STI and STD?"  Is there a difference? If yes, what is it? Please join the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases and STD Prevention Online in an open forum on the topic, introduced by Prof. Hunter Handsfield in an article published in the April issue of the journal and as a featured blog on STDPO that can be viewed by clicking the link below. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, In
  • Low Viral Suppression and High HIV Diagnosis Rate Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With Syphilis — Baltimore, Maryland Cooley, Laura A.; Pearl, Marcia L.; Flynn, Colin; Ross, Christine; Hart-Cooper, Geoffrey; Elmore, Kim; Blythe, David; Morgan, James; Oster, Alexandra M.
  •     March 10, 2015 Dear Colleague, April marks the annual observance of STD Awareness Month. Health departments, health care providers, and community-based organizations should use the momentum gained during this month-long observance to bring a renewed sense of enthusiasm and focus to their STD awareness and prevention efforts. 
  • World STI & HIV Congress 13 – 16 September 2015  For the first time in its 40 year history the International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR) is holding its biennial meeting below the equator, not to mention the eastern hemisphere.  Once again the meeting is being held in conjunction with the International Union against STIs(IUSTI), ensuring a vibrant event with delegates from around the world. Th

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ASTDA Prevention Science Series: STD's in Space?

  March 5, 2015     REMINDER: STDs in Space? by William C. Miller, MD, PhD, MPH Please join us March 12, 2015 from 11:00am – 12:00pm ET for the STD Prevention Science Series when Dr. William C. Miller p
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Infections, and
Disorders: What’s in a Name?

Commentary Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Infections, and Disorders: What’s in a Name? H. Hunter Handsfield, MD Before 1970, “venereal disease” (VD) was the nearly universal term for the medical conditions of interest to our specialty. It referred more or less exclusively to syphilis, gonorrhea, and the less common lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, and donovanosis. Nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and vaginal infections like trichomoniasis, anogenital warts, and “herpes progenitalis” were understood to be associated with sexual activity, but for the better part of a century, their sexual transmission was a matter of debate, partly because they were common in
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Featured Resource

STDPOdcast with the new STD Editor, Dr. Bill Miller

After 25 years, Dr. Julius Schachter is retiring from his post as the Editor in Chief of the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  In  his place, the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association has appointed Dr. Bill Miller.  Dr. Miller is a professor of infectious diseases and epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health  at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He has a long-standing career in STD practice, research, and teaching and has e
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What's New

NCSD Weekly Update March 20, 2015

    Dear NCSD Members -   A friendly reminder that NCSD is on Facebook!  "Like" our page to stay updated and please invite your friends and colleagues to "
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Table of Contents - April 2015

          A new issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases is now available online and for download through the iPad app!  Keep reading below for more details about this content. Sexually Transmitted
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National Chlamydia Coalition Newsletter - February 27, 2015

    NCC News The National Chlamydia Coalition Newsletter  Issue 67: February 27, 2015       In This Issue Guide to Quality Improvement Using the Chlamydia Screening HEDIS Measure: Webinar Series Differences in Contraceptive Use
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NCSD Weekly Update - February 27, 2015

    Dear NCSD Members -   With this weekly communication, please find the following:   Reminder: New Get Yourself Tested (GYT) Printed Materials Available High-Impact HIV Prevention Webinar Series  STDs in Space? Webinar
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Table of Contents - March 2015

          A new issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases is now available online and for download through the iPad app!  Keep reading below for more details about this
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21st Meeting of the ISSTDR: 13-16 September, 2015

For the first time in its 40 year history the International Society for STD Research (ISSTDR) is holding its biennial meeting below the equator, not to mention the eastern hemisphere. Once again the meeting is being held in con...

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