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Herpes Wisecracks Not So Clever

Jan 20, 2012 | General | Comments (1)

We received an email from someone in the Midwest who said a topic of discussion on a local FM talk station was the high prevalence of genital herpes in the area. We didn’t hear what transpired (nor have we seen a transcript) but apparently a caller posed the question as to whether other listeners have encountered such “dirty” people in their lives.

I sent an email to several folks at the station and, after acknowledging we’re working with second-hand information, gave some insight about the emotional wallop that usually accompanies a herpes diagnosis and even offered to appear on one of their programs to chat.


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