Prism Health North Texas

It’s the Future of Sexual Healthcare

Posted on:16 - 05 - 2019 Posted in:

What if getting maintaining your health didn’t have to eat up half your work day or use precious PTO? What if you could watch Netflix or make progress on a work deadline in the waiting room for your appointment? We know – wishful thinking… PHNTX’s new Oak Lawn Center makes the above a reality. The […]

3 Ways Treatment is Prevention

Posted on:01 - 10 - 2018 Posted in:

HIV/STI prevention isn’t just about using condoms. It’s also about testing, learning your HIV/STI status, and getting treatment. Many new infections can be prevented by just getting tested and treated. Here are 3 ways treatment is prevention: People living with HIV do not have to be afraid to have sex or be in long-term intimate […]

Pride Month Challenge

Posted on:04 - 06 - 2018 Posted in:

Today, ¾ of new HIV infections in Dallas County are men who have sex with men (which is mostly gay/bi men and transwomen). The current projections are that 1 in 2 transwomen of color will contract HIV in her lifetime. 1 in 2 black men who have sex with men will contract HIV in his […]

How to Address HIV Stigma

Posted on:04 - 04 - 2018 Posted in:

Although we have made great strides in medical care, prevention, and legal protections, an HIV diagnosis may still promote fear and shame for many people. This is in large part due to the prevalence of HIV stigma in the community. HIV stigma is pervasive, insidious, and self-perpetuating. Stigma manifests itself in the way we view […]

Condom Carnival Outreach

Posted on:02 - 03 - 2018 Posted in:

The 5th Annual “Sexy Week” at University of North Texas culminated with the Condom Carnival!  Games and activities tested student knowledge on various topics related to sexual health and wellness.  Prism Health North Texas was there spinning the wheel and engaging students on the topic of HIV.    Over 160 students attended the event on […]

To Resolve or Not to Resolve

Posted on:10 - 01 - 2018 Posted in:

You are most likely back to work, the holiday décor is back in the attic, and the goodies are all eaten. Last thing on the list, your New Year’s resolutions. According to a recent ComRes poll, of the 10 most common New Year’s resolutions, 6 are health related:  Exercise more, lose weight, eat more healthily, take […]

Prevention Tip | Testing Often

Posted on:31 - 08 - 2017 Posted in:

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone should be tested for HIV at least once.  Furthermore, if you are at risk for getting HIV or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), or if you are a man who has sex with men, you should get tested more often – every 3 to 6 months. Getting tested […]

PrEP: The Full Story

Posted on:27 - 06 - 2017 Posted in:

Questions have flooded medical practices across the country. Emails, calls, questions asked of our physicians in exam rooms: “PrEP?” Prism Health North Texas CEO, Dr. John Carlo, sat down to answer your questions, in-depth with no holdback. You deserve complete answers when it comes to your health. Q. What is PrEP? Carlo: PrEP stands for pre-exposure […]

Out and About: Find Us at QueerBomb

Posted on:31 - 05 - 2017 Posted in:

Do you have plans on Saturday, June 24th? Are you or is someone you know going to QueerBomb?  Prism Health North Texas will be at QueerBomb to answer your sexual health questions – come see us there! QueerBomb is on  Saturday, June 24th at RBC in Deep Ellum. The Prism Health North Texas team will be present […]

Prevention with Positives: Have you heard of PrEP?

Posted on:30 - 05 - 2017 Posted in:

PrEP is short for pre-exposure prophylaxis and is an HIV prevention measure for those at high risk for getting HIV.  Studies show that taking PrEP as prescribed can lower your risk of getting HIV through sexual activity by 90% and through injection drug use by 70%. PrEP involves taking one pill every day to lower […]