Posts Tagged: STD Testing

STIs in America: Get the Facts

Our knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases and infections has expanded exponentially over the last few decades. Advances in research and technology have helped us make strides in better understanding, preventing, and treating a wide range of the surprisingly common viruses and infections in this category. Thanks to increased availability in reliable STD and STI testing… Read more »

How To Tell Your Partner You Have an STD

Did you know that one in two sexually active individuals will get an STI by the age of 25? This fact is not intended to scare you, but to normalize discussion around STDs and end the stigma for those living with them. If you have an STI or STD, you may be embarrassed or nervous… Read more »

What Are the Most Common STDs in Women?

Did you know that sexually transmitted diseases and infections are more common in women? This unfortunate reality is the result of biology and anatomy. It’s simply easier for a man to transmit an STI to a woman than the other way around. That’s why it’s important to protect yourself with routine STD/STI testing, so you… Read more »

New Chlamydia Test Provides Results in Just 30 Minutes

STD infection rates in the United States have reached record highs according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Monroe County is no exception. And while sexually transmitted infections of all kinds are on the rise, chlamydia is by far the most common STD in America. In a recent study, the CDC… Read more »