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Samples on the Square

By KAPPI
Published: August 5, 2013

Each summer, KAPPI holds a fundraising event downtown on Market Square called Samples on the Square.


Can I get pregnant if we're both virgins?

By KAPPI
Published: July 25, 2013

Teens have a lot of questions about sex, and one we hear more often than you might think is: can I get pregnant if we’re both virgins when we have sex?


What if I am being pressured to have sex?

By KAPPI
Published: June 18, 2013

You may at some point deal with pressure to have sex, and this could come from a boyfriend/girlfriend, friends or just someone who you may be spending time with. There are a few things to remember if you’re facing this kind of pressure.


The Difference Between Bacterial and Viral STDs

By KAPPI
Published: June 13, 2013

The difference can mean a lot for you, as whether it's bacterial or viral might determine whether or not it's curable.


And the Winners of the PSA Contest Are...

By KAPPI
Published: June 3, 2013

We've counted the votes. Here's who won our teen PSA video contest.


How do you get the clap?

By KAPPI
Published: May 15, 2013

You may have heard people, whether it's from your friends or people on TV, talking about getting "the clap" or "the drip" before. What is it, how do you get it, and how do you get rid of it?


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