Tag: sexual health

Ask a Scientist: Is It Safe to Skip My Period on...

A gyno explains whether it's cool to forgo those placebo pills.

7 Common Myths About HIV/AIDS

October is AIDS Awareness Month, and while the medical community's response to the disease has grown by leaps and bounds, many of us are still...
You need to know! Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections.

CampusLife: Everything You Need to Know About HPV

This fall, we’re turning to our Friends at TheLala, the blog written by and for bright, adventurous college women, to lend some tips on how to deal...

Who’s Ready For A Herpes Vaccine?!

Though herpes is relatively harmless with no adverse affects on the carrier's immune system, more people are affected by it than we (and they)...
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Study Proves “Vacation” Sex Is Real and Probably Has STIs

There are entire Franchises Which Shall Not Be Named centered around respectable women getting buckwild on vacation. It was only a matter of time until...

Surprising Causes of UTIs

It’s unfortunately pretty likely that you have first-hand experience with the burning urination and abdominal pain that accompany a urinary tract infection. It’s the...
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Throw Back Thursday: The Diaphragm is Back For Your Non-Hormonal Birth...

Remember when Elaine's diaphragm flew out of her purse on Seinfeld and she refused to be embarrassed about it? Us too, and as (sorry) millennials, that's pretty...
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Brilliant Idea: Condoms That Detect STIs & Then Glow

Condoms – love ‘em or hate ‘em, we’re all aware that they’re an essential aspect in staying staying baby- and infection-free. But it’s almost...
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Order an STD Test To Your Door With Planned Parenthood’s New...

Planned Parenthood wants to eliminate "I'm too busy" from the list of reasons why people skip regular STD tests. This week, they're launching Planned Parenthood...
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The World’s First Penis Transplant Already Got Someone Pregnant

Back in March, we were floored to learn that a team of South African surgeons had performed the world's first penis transplant after a nine-hour...