A condom-finder app and a helpful eCard: oops, you’ve been exposed

Filed Under: Costs, Patients

Doctors in California have come up with a condom-finding smartphone app that they hope will help curb Sacramento’s rising STD rates. Sacramento’s Cares Community Health recently released a Condom Finder app that directs users to free condom dispensers in the area. Located in local businesses, the dispensers are stocked and maintained by the organization. CBS Sacramento […]

How much does an STD test cost? $0 or $600? One man’s journey, and some prices

Filed Under: Costs, Editor Picks, Patients

How much does an STD test cost? $0 or $600? One man’s journey, and some prices

(Updated January 2019) Different places charge very different prices for an STD test. We know a 27-year-old man with a common problem. He’s uninsured, he’s not wealthy, and he wanted to know: How much does an STD test cost? This man is sexually active, and he recently learned that an ex-girlfriend has been diagnosed with […]