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New ad campaign highlights risk of STDs among seniors
Date: 2012-05-25 15:52:59
About half of all positive STD tests are given to individuals between the ages of 15 and 24, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, this does not mean that young adults are the only ones at risk.... Full Story

Violent experiences may lead women to make unhealthy sexual decisions
Date: 2012-05-21 08:05:06
A history of violent experiences may make women more prone to risky sexual behavior, according to a new study published in the journal Psychology of Violence. The findings suggest that these women may face a high risk of receiving a positive STD test.... Full Story

Few women receive STD tests during pregnancy
Date: 2012-05-18 07:29:42
Too few women receive STD testing during pregnancy, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The findings suggest that many women may be at risk for pregnancy complications.... Full Story

Facebook game encourages men to seek STD testing
Date: 2012-05-09 16:00:08
Men who have sex with men are known to face a higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease. For this reason, many health experts recommend that these individuals seek regular STD testing. Now, a Facebook game is pushing this message for gay men.... Full Story

STD rates continue to climb
Date: 2012-05-03 16:09:46
Rates of many common STDs are increasing across the country. For this reason, public health officials are urging individuals to seek STD testing to ensure that they are not passing infections along to their sexual partners.... Full Story

At-home STD testing offers many advantages
Date: 2012-05-02 16:23:29
STD testing plays an important role in maintaining sexual health, but many people feel embarrassed walking into their doctor's office or health clinic and asking for testing. This is why at-home testing is becoming so common.... Full Story

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