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Medical News Today: Are tattoos linked to poor health and risky behavior?

Tattoos have grown in popularity dramatically over recent decades. A new survey-based study investigates whether they have any associations with risky behavior or adverse health outcomes. Tattoos are now more popular than ever. In 2003, just 16 percent of people in the United States had a tattoo. By 2015, that figure had increased to 29… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was reaching… Read More »

Poor Health Outcomes Associated With Fear of Crime, Violence Among College Students of Color

November 21, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses. College students of color have reported an increased fear of crime and violence, which has been linked to negative long-term physical and mental health outcomes. Research was presented at… Read More »