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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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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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Unity Health Care Inc. - First Street Health Center
(202) 535-1831
70 N St. NE
Washington, DC
Services
HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Clinic

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Mary''s Center for Maternal and Child Care
(202) 483-8196
2333 Ontario Rd., NW
Washington, DC
Services
Dental,Employment Assistance,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Holistic,Immigrant Support,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free
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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District of Columbia Department of Health
(202) 442-9152
Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration 1300 First St NE, floor 3
Washington, DC
Services
Adult Education,Employment Assistance,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Unity Health Care Inc.(UHC)
(202) 281-3880
Homeless Service Site 1355 New York Ave. NE
Washington, DC
Services
HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
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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Christ House
(202) 328-1100
1717 Columbia Rd. NW
Washington, DC
Services
Exercise,HIV Education,HIV Testing,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),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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