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STDs

Primary Care Doctors Aren't Doing Enough to Fight the Spread of STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases are often asymptomatic​, so screening is essential. “If providers don’t ask the questions and don’t apply the screening recommendations, the majority of STDs will be missed.”
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
10.26.18
VICE Guide to Life

You Might Still Have an STD Even if You’re Not Peeing Fire

The sometimes subtle symptoms of the most common STDs.
Elizabeth Brown
9.18.18
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18
STDs

STD Rates Hit Record High for Third Year in a Row

Young people 15 to 24 are driving the epidemic.
Ed Cara
9.27.17
STD Glossary

Chlamydia: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Two-thirds of all reported chlamydia cases were people between the ages of 15 and 24.
Eric Spitznagel
9.12.17
STDs

An STD Can Ruin Your Shot at Making a Baby One Day

24,000 women become infertile every year as a result of an undiagnosed STD. That's a lot of sad surprises.
Melissa Meinzer
8.30.17
STDs

You Probably Won't Get Herpes From Sharing Someone's Drink

Toilet seats? Insects? Wet towels? We fact-checked a few rumors about the way STDs can spread.
Alexandra Ossola
8.24.17
STDs

More Women Are Walking Around With Undiagnosed Chlamydia

Warning: Can cause infertility.
Amber Brenza
7.11.17
Terrible But Worth It

The Least Awkward Way to Bring Up STDs With Your One-Night Stand

Your status doesn't exempt you from having casual sex.
Sheherzad Preisler
5.18.17
STDs

Hong Kong's Lack of Sex Ed Is Driving Up STI Rates

With Christian-influenced programs stressing abstinence, teens don't know how to protect themselves.
Justin Heifetz​​
12.16.16
STDs

Why Are We All Giving Each Other STDs?

There are myriad possibilities for the unprecedented rise in rates, but few answers.
Kelly Burch
11.18.16