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Abdill-Ellis Lambda Community Center
208 Oak Street, Suite 112 PO Box 927
Ashland, OR
Services
HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Organization Type
Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Transgender Center

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Medford Health Center
(541) 773-8285
125 South Central
Medford, OR
Services
Abortion Referral,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,General Health Care,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,Mens Health Services,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 10:30am-7:00pm
Tuesday: 10:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-6:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon Ashland Clinic
(541) 482-8700
Ashland Clinic 1532 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Insurance Assistance,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Clinic

Auto-Injury & Pain Clinic
(541) 773-7246
824 E Main St
Medford, OR

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Martin Tice
(503) 215-4323
1111 Crater Lake Ave
Medford, OR
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon Ashland Clinic
(541) 482-8700
Ashland Clinic 1532 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Insurance Assistance,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Clinic

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Abdill-Ellis Lambda Community Center
208 Oak Street, Suite 112 PO Box 927
Ashland, OR
Services
HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Organization Type
Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Transgender Center

Ashland Health Center
(541) 482-8700
1532 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR
Services
Abortion Services,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,General Health Care,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,Mens Health Services,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 9:30am-6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am-6:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Manish Mehta
(541) 732-5545
1111 Crater Lake Ave
Medford, OR
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Robert Walter Eckert
(541) 773-3863
19 Myrtle St
Medford, OR
Specialty
Family Practice

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Curing Crabs

By Jennifer Cunningham
National Institute of Health .

Yes, the idea of crabs is funny. The reality, on the other hand—not so much. Safety-wise, responsible sex practices aren't any different than they were in college (i.e., cover your stump before you hump), except now there is a significantly larger pool of people with a greater wealth of sexual experience to possibly get STDs from. Though crabs don’t have quite the same cachet as the clap or inspire the same fear as HIV, they are a serious issue that needs some less than serious attention.

Since appearing on Earth 70,000 years ago, the pubic louse (not to be mistaken for its cousins the body louse and the head louse) has caused mammoth crotch itch for millions, from cavemen to college kids. Crabs get their name from the fact that under a very strong microscope, the little critters resemble crabs—a pretty terrifying thought if you think of them infesting your nether region en masse.

Generally, pubic lice like to eat at night, attaching their pinchers to hair follicles before feeding on your blood like randy little ticks. The itch from hell is what separates pubic lice from other common sexually transmitted diseases, like chlamydia or genital warts. Like your last boyfriend, “crabs” are parasites that cannot live without being attached to a live host. And these mites don’t discriminate.

So how can people protect themselves from this scourge? Not much besides abstinence, prayer, or examining a sex partner’s pubes with a magnifying glass before every session. Condoms don’t help either, according to Beth Collitt, a spokeswoman for Penn State’s University Health Services. Neither the Centers for Disease Control nor the National Institutes of Health keeps tabs on how many people are infected in the U.S., but across the pond in England, crabs are scuttling their way onto more and more college students every year. According to British newspaper reports, St. John’s College at O...

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