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My Body, My Future PSA hits Regal Cinemas

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Published: February 5, 2013

If you’ve seen a movie at a Regal Cinema theater lately, you may have seen the My Body, My Future public service announcement (PSA) before the show starts.


STDs: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Published: January 9, 2013

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, yet most people carrying the virus don’t even know they have it.

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.

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.

STDs: Chlamydia

By KAPPI
Published: November 20, 2012

Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, and it is most common among people ages 15-24.

Kathy Brown Visits Phil Williams on 98.7 FM

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 24, 2012

On Oct. 24, the Knox County Health Department's Kathy Brown was on the Phil Williams Show on NewsTalk 98.7 FM WOKI to discuss mybodymyfuture.com

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