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Washington County Health Department
(740) 374-2782
342 Muskingum Dr
Marietta, OH
Services
Dental,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

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Washington County Health Department
(740) 374-2782
342 Muskingum Dr
Marietta, OH
Services
Dental,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

Eye Care Associates of Belpre
(740) 423-6533
2201 Washington Blvd.
Belpre, OH

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Terry William Capel
(304) 428-5060
1019 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Family Practice

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Loretto R Auvil
(304) 485-7539
806 Division Street
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Family Practice

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Vienna Health Center
(304) 295-3331
522 Grand Central Ave.
Vienna, WV
Services
Abortion Referral,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,General Health Care,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,LGBT Services,Mens Health Services,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11:00am-7:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:00pm
Sunday: Closed

River City Eye Care INC
(740) 401-9906
1714 Washington Boulevard
Belpre, OH

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David R Casto
(304) 424-4062
1824 Murdoch Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Joseph C Lawlor, DO
(740) 749-3529
517 36th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1988

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Scott Manders
(304) 424-4574
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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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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