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Got friends visiting? Here are the sites in Edinburgh to take them

The curse of living somewhere as beautiful as Edinburgh is that your hometown friends suddenly pop out of the woodwork to come and visit. They eagerly ask when they can come and experience all of Edinburgh’s hotspots. So, we have compiled a list of where to take your hometown friend to show them the best of […]

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Free HIV testing at the University of Edinburgh, a quick and easy procedure

The original name that was given to HIV was Gay-related Immune Deficiency (GRID) and was based on the assumption that only gay men could contract it. This name did not stick, but the myth did. Although HIV does disproportionately affect men who have sex with men – according to the Terrence Higgins Trust, “of the 4,363 […]

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Bloody Hell: a discussion of PMS and what it really means

Premenstrual syndrome, commonly referred to as PMS, is the kind of thing that everyone should’ve been taught about in sex-ed but instead, we were given a couple of tampons and that was the end of it. Despite the many peer-reviewed research papers that have been published over the last century, some people still insist that […]