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Let's give 'em something to talk about.

Let's give 'em something to talk about.

While we wait for the Supreme Court to debate whether businesses can refuse employment and benefits to people based on their sexual desires, we’re going to bang another familiar drum:
sexually transmitted infections

Spoiler alert: they keep going up, up, up!

CNN has plenty to say on the topic

Let's get real.

The problem isn't getting an infection, it's not knowing and/or doing anything about it. Enough with the shame, we've got to start taking better care of ourselves and our sexual partners.

If you ride a crowded L train to work...


No More PrEP Shame

No More PrEP Shame

Having sex is not bad.
Taking an HIV-preventative medication is not bad.
Getting a sexually transmitted infection is not bad.
Not talking about it is.

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BYOP to the Digital Health Party

BYOP to the Digital Health Party

Digital health is exploding!

Don’t forget to invite providers to the party.

Video calling, medication delivery, passive health tracking - the tectonic shifts in healthcare can be felt and seen everywhere. Investors and consumers alike are flocking to these businesses.

This isn't a fad, this is the new norm. If you haven't scrolled the internet or ridden the subway lately you might have missed all the ads for erectile dysfunction pills, but chances are you know what I'm talking about.

Digital health companies and their investors have a responsibility to consider the long-term impact...


PrEP and At-Home Testing

PrEP and At-Home Testing

If you're already taking PrEP, you're well aware of the quarterly check up requirement. Your doctor needs to monitor both your HIV status and kidney function to make sure the drug is working as directed. Hopefully your doctor isn't passing up on the chance to check for all those other pesky STIs as well.

PrEP has lead to a dramatic decrease in HIV. It has also dramatically increased the number of patients regularly tested, allowing us to diagnose and treat many other sexually transmitted infections.

If you aren't on PrEP and/or haven't heard of...


The First Leg of the Race

The First Leg of the Race

It feels like a lifetime ago that we started Kalamos, but I remind myself the past six months are but a blip on our years long goal to democratize sexual wellness. We have big dreams, but try to stay grounded in the present, and that's what today is about.

No, it's not a joke. April 1st marks the very start of pilot program. As we work through our partnerships and processes, we're onboarding a few customers to help us work out the kinks before we open up the platform for everyone.

We believe in patient-centric medicine and that means respecting and building on...