STD Support

Spring Break Into Health March 2010

Love is all around, and so are sexually transmitted diseases. The only 100% sure way to prevent sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancy is by not having sex. If you choose to have sex, using latex condoms and having a monogamous, uninfected partner may help lower your risk. Read more

Protect Yourself and People You Love from Common STDs March 2010

There are a lot of things you can get out of an intimate relationship – human connection, understanding, love. But one thing you don’t want to get is a sexually transmitted disease (STD).  STDs are caused by infections passed from one person to another through sexual contact and can be passed through oral, vaginal or anal sex.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 19 million new STD infections occur each year in the United States – almost half of them among young people 15-24 years of age. Read More