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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.

Birth Control: Abstinence

By KAPPI
Published: November 15, 2012

There are many forms of birth control if you choose to have sex, but the only fool-proof form of birth control is abstinence. Abstinence means not having sex. 

The Foundations of a Healthy Relationship

By KAPPI
Published: November 13, 2012

Relationships can take a lifetime to figure out. Even older adults are constantly learning new things that can help them be better partners.

I Think My Girlfriend Might Be Pregnant

By KAPPI
Published: November 8, 2012

You and your girlfriend had unprotected sex without using birth control, and now you think she may be pregnant. What do you do?

Fathers Are Key Influences on Teen Sexual Activity

By KAPPI
Published: November 6, 2012

A new review of studies on teen sexual behavior says there is a relationship between how close teens are to their fathers, and their fathers' attitudes toward teen sex, and adolescent sexual activity.

Knoxville News Sentinel Writes About My Body, My Future

By KAPPI
Published: November 2, 2012

The Knoxville News Sentinel wrote a story about the new-look MyBodyMyFuture.com and discussed the importance of parents talking to their kids about sex. 

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Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.