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There has been a recent spike in Shigella infections in Brisbane recently with men who have sex with men (MSM). Shigella is a bacterial infection that is easily spread by poo particles entering the mouth. Should I be worried? While Shigella is not considered a Sexually Transmitted Infection, it is easily passed between MSM and …

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You may have heard of a drug called NBOMe, also known as 25I or Cimbi-5.  You may even have been offered it at a club or gig with promises of a wildly fun hallucinogenic trip, like a cheaper version of LSD.  It’s sold as either a liquid which you put in your nose or mouth, …

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The HIV Foundation Queensland will be hosting a community forum on 16 March to discuss PrEP – a new HIV prevention method in which people who do not have HIV take a pill daily to reduce their risk of contracting HIV. PrEP treatment has been available in the United States since 2012, and despite some …

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How can you recognise if you are in an abusive relationship? Sometimes the signs are very clear. However, abuse can also be more subtle, or can start off subtle and escalate into a very serious problem. Sometimes there can be a feeling that something is not quite right, but it is difficult to pinpoint what …

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