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Unity Health Care, Inc(CCNV)
(202) 737-5098
Community Center for Nonviolence 425 Second St NW
Washington, DC
Services
HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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So Others Might Eat Inc.(SOME)
(202) 797-8806
Health Services Clinic 60 O St., NW
Washington, DC
Services
Dental,Employment Assistance,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Testing,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Seniors,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Transportation Assistance,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Regional Addiction Prevention, Inc.(RAP)
(202) 462-7500
1949 Fourth St NE
Washington, DC
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Exercise,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,Hepatitis C Treatment,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Holistic,Housing Services,Insurance Assistance,Massage,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Peer/Group Support,Physically Disabled,Prison or Prison Outreach,Referral Services,Seniors,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatm
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable),Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Unity Health Care, Inc
(202) 548-6500
1220 12th St SE Suite 120
Washington, DC
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Clinic

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Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center
(202) 745-7000
Whitman-Walker 1701 14th St., NW
Washington, DC
Services
Dental,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Insurance Assistance,Legal Assistance,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Clinic

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Bread for the City
(202) 265-2400
Northwest Medical Clinic 1525 Seventh St. NW
Washington, DC
Services
Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Testing,Legal Assistance,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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AIDS United
(202) 408-4848
1424 K Street, NW, Ste. 200
Washington, DC
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Prison or Prison Outreach
Organization Type
Grant Foundation

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Metro Teen AIDS(MTA)
(202) 543-9355
651 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC
Services
HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

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Walker-Jones Health Center
(202) 354-1120
40 Patterson St, NE
Washington, DC
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment
Organization Type
Clinic

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Unity Health Care Homeless Service Site(UHC)
(202) 715-7901
Central Union Mission 1631 14th St., NW
Washington, DC
Services
HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Clinic

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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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