Like a Mother
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Candid convo on what smart moms care about : Money, business, career, parenting, feminism, dating and sex. Emma Johnson features celebrities like Arianna Huffington, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger to Gigolo's Vin Armani, sharing amazing stories from national experts, girl bosses and regular people, too. A U.S. News "Top 15 Personal Finance Podcasts," this twice-weekly podcast makes inspiration hilarious. Catch Emma’s blog at WealthySingleMommy.com.
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Why haven't you gotten an STD test? This founder can help.
7 days ago
Hundreds of non-profits and government agencies have struggled to permanently turn around rates of sexually transmitted diseases — with little lasting success. But a new startup headed by two female Millennials may be the answer. MyLabBox is an at-home diagnosis testing that promises accurate testing for sexually transmitted infections for the anonymous privacy of your own home — and for the same or lower cost than going to a physician's office or laboratory. Co-founders Lora Ivanova and Ursula Hessenflow have raised more than half a million dollars in seed funding to bring to market what it says is the most comprehensive home STD testing service in the United States — a service that could move the needle on a massive public health issue, as well as tap into a profitable market. Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's STD surveillance report announced that the rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — the three most commonly reported STDs in the nation — jumped between 2014 and 2015, reaching an all-time high. During that period, syphilis rose by 19 percent, gonorrhea by 12.8 percent, and chlamydia cases rose by 5.9 percent — all diseases treated by antibiotics. Meanwhile, nearly half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 59 are infected with genital human papillomavirus, or HPV, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, which notes that high-risk strains of this sexually transmitted disease are carried by 25 percent of men and 20 percent of women, and cause about 31,000 cases of cancer each year. Genital herpes affects one in six U.S. adults under age 50, and while HIV diagnoses overall are down, they jumped dramatically between 2005 and 2015 for black and Latino gay men — and youth in particular. Overall, it is estimated that half of the U.S. adult population will be infected by at least one STD. Failure to stem these infections includes lack of sex education, the cost, shame and inconvenience of regular testing, that sexually transmitted disease still carries great taboo. Plus, the sudden prevalence of online
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I love Emma as the host. I love the guests and the content is empowering to say the very least. This podcast came at the perfect time in my life. Definitely worth a listen.
Date published: 2015-11-05
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I love Emma's podcast. I try to listen to every single one. She is hilarious and her guests are really interesting. Keep up the great work!
Date published: 2016-04-21