> I don't know how common that
> strategy is. Sounds like it would work
> well for some folks, not so well for a
Gosh, I'm just thinkin out loud here, but could "hookups" have anything to do with the AIDS epidemic?
> I guess what I'm trying to figure out is
> how people react to the concept of
> risk, and whether 'public health' might
> not better be focused on some of its
> more traditional success strategies that
> involve systemic changes, rather than
> individual coaching.
With something like tuberculosis the FIRST step is to get tested. Workin out pretty good so far...
> I don't know if there are home tests for
> chlamydia. By systemic changes I mean
> addressing homophobia, sexism,
> racism, wealth extraction
> (redistribution to the rich), etc.
> Traditionally, public health has had its
> greatest success with things like
> water, sewage, & poverty