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Protecting Yourself Against STDs

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Published: December 11, 2012

STDs are a real thing, and it is foolish to pretend they aren’t out there. Consider that one in four sexually active teens has a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Numbers like these show that not protecting yourself against STDs means you are taking a big risk.

What you Need to Know About Doctor's Visits if You're Pregnant (Part 2)

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Published: December 6, 2012

In Part 1, we covered some of the questions you might have about seeing the doctor if you are pregnant. We’ll pick up right where we left off and provide even more answers.

What you Need to Know About Doctor's Visits if You're Pregnant (Part 1)

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Published: December 4, 2012

You’ve missed your period, taken a home pregnancy test and think you might be pregnant. What do you do now?

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day

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Published: December 1, 2012

Around the globe people are thinking about how AIDS has affected us all: mourning for those we loved and lost, honoring those who struggle with illness and stigma and reflecting on how we can make things better.

Myths About Sex: Boys vs. Girls

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Published: November 29, 2012

There are a number of myths about sex out there. In our Sex Myths posts, we try to put the issue to rest and separate the fact from fiction. This edition will focus on sex myths surrounding boys vs. girls.

Birth Control: Implanon

By KAPPI
Published: November 27, 2012

There’s no fool-proof way to avoid an unplanned pregnancy besides abstinence, but there are some types of birth control that work better than others. 


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