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Neisseria gonorrhoeae susceptibility trends in BC, 2006 to 2015

Background

In British Columbia (BC), there has been a steady increase in reported gonococcal (GC) infections since 1998. Most notably, there was a 70% increase in GC infections in 2015 (3,160 cases) compared with 2014 (1,803...

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Addressing tucking in transgender and gender variant patients

Tucking is practiced by trans-feminine or other gender diverse people for a variety of reasons. Tucking may help to reduce dysphoria, make people feel more at ease in their bodies, and affirm their gender. Tucking can also be done for...

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Upcoming: BC Women's Research Rounds - October 21, 2016

The BC Women’s Research Rounds feature investigators who specialize in the area of women’s health. The latest in women’s health research is presented every third Friday of the month at 8:00 AM. Drinks and snacks are provided. If you...

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Providing care to patients who practice non-monogamy

What does non-monogamy actually mean?

People of all genders and sexual orientations have many different ways of being sexually active outside of monogamous relationships.

Some of the ways that people are sexually active...

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2016 update on syphilis in BC

2016 vs 2015

In the first half of 2016, there were 396 cases of infectious syphilis (i.e. primary, secondary, and early latent) reported.  This is about 25% higher than year-to-date last year.  However, if this trend continues...

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