The Big 3 STDs at an All-Time High

On October 19, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control released their annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report.1 According to the report, the three most prevalent STDs – chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – have regained popularity among the...

Abstinence on the Rise

Today’s adolescents are dealing with more sexual pressures than ever.  By age 15, parental influence is eclipsed by the social weight of peers.  Yet even with increased pressure, teens are often choosing not to engage in sex.  In a recent study of over 4500 U.S....

How Effective Are Condoms Against STD’s?

Although condoms may help to reduce the risk of contracting STD’s in general, the fact is that they cannot protect you from specific types of infections.  For example, in the case of genital ulcer diseases (such as herpes and syphilis) and HPV (human papillomavirus),...
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