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What Teens Don't Know Can Hurt Them (and Their Futures) -- Why STD Testing Is Critical

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

We all need to break the silence that surrounds STDs in our communities -- we should talk about STDs without shame or stigma and help young people understand STD screening is a routine, essential part of taking care of themselves and protecting their future health.

Getting Tested For An STD? There's An App For That.

| Dina Fine Maron | Posted 11.21.2013 | Women

“I can’t tonight, I have chlamydia.” With those words Miranda, a character on the racy television series Sex and the City, doused her partner’...

The Patron Saint of Sex

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.22.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Being the responsible sexually active gal that I am, I needed to get my three month STD check. Waiting for results is always a fun task. No matter how careful you are, there is always that time of reflection.

U.S. Considers Including More STD Tests Under Medicare

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

U.S. health officials are considering including tests for sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis and hepatitis B for the elderly and disabled c...