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Thundermist Health Center
(401) 767-4100
450 Clinton St
Woonsocket, RI
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Exercise,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable),Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

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Health Awareness Services(HAS)
(508) 478-4982
Milford Clinic 258 Main St, suite 101
Milford, MA
Services
Adult Education,AIDS Activism,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Housing Services,Insurance Assistance,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

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Providence VA Medical Center
(401) 273-7100
US Department of Veterans Affairs 830 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
Services
HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Providence Community Health Centers Inc
(401) 444-0550
Capitol Hill Health Center 40 Candace St
Providence, RI
Services
HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a number, not your real name),Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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MAP Outreach Services
324 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI
Services
HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Axiom Medical Group
(866) 297-9736
1352 Smith St.
Providence, RI
Services
Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Other

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Northwest Health Center
(401) 567-0800
Northwest Community Health Care 36 Bridge Way
Pascoag, RI
Services
Adult Education,Anti-Violence,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Attleboro Family Planning
(508) 226-1586
150 Emory St.
Attleboro, MA
Services
Adult Education,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

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Miriam Hospital-Brown University
(401) 793-4040
164 Summit Ave Rm 389
Providence, RI
Services
Adult Education,Day Care for Children/Seniors/pets,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Seniors,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
AIDS Clinical Trial Unit

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Community Access
(401) 793-4790
369 Broad St
Providence, RI
Services
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
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,
Organization Type
Drug Treatment Center

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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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