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5 Reasons to Get Yourself Tested for STDs

Joan Malin | Posted 06.04.2015 | New York
Joan Malin

Everyone deserves a sex life that is safe and healthy. Many sexually active young people may not realize that getting tested is part of basic preventive health care and can actually help improve their sex lives. Here are five things that young people should know about getting tested and STDs:

Foursquare, MTV To Reward STD Checkups With Badge

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — You can "check in" to restaurants and bars, so how about health clinics while you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases? Four...

MTV Asks Audience: Do You GYT?

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

Using the acronym GYT for "Get Yourself Tested" for STDs, MTV's hoping that the simplicity of this simple phrase will have an impact on teens and young adults.