What to Know About STDs

Free from the watchful eyes of parents, college students are primed to let loose, party and enjoy all that college life has to offer.
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The Stigma of STDs

Since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, we have increasingly become more tolerant of sexual behaviors. Although we may cringe when a 16 year old has a child, we still accept that teenagers have sex - on a regular basis. While we may cringe when som...
Eileen Bailey

STDs and HIV Testing: Frequently Asked Questions

For sexually active adults not in a long term relationship, regular screening for STDs and HIV is recommended. But it can be confusing to know what you should get tested for, how long you need to wait until the test and how often you should get teste...
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10 Things You Need to Know About STDs

Approximately 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are diagnosed each year according to the U.S.Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If that isn’t scary enough, they also say that worldwide, more than one half of all peo...
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STDs in Women Over 50

Dating is no longer only for the young. More women over 50, either divorced or widowed, are entering the dating game than ever before. After years of being in a monogamous relationship, beginning a new sexual relationship can be confusing, and at the ...
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Myths about Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

There are many myths and misconceptions about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following are some common myths and the realities: You are safe from getting or giving STDs if you only have oral sex. STDs can be contracted from skin-to-skin, g...
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