Sexual Risk Behavior: HIV, STD, & Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Many young people engage in sexual risk behaviors that can result in unintended health outcomes. For example, among U.S. high school students surveyed in 2013•46.8% had ever had sexual intercourse•34.0% had had sexual intercourse during the previous 3 months, and, of these 40.9% did not use a condom the last […] Read more »

Estimated Number of New and Existing Sexually Transmitted Infections

CDC analysis suggests that there are more than 110 million overall among men and women in the United States.This estimate includes both new and existing infections. Be sure to take sexual histories and screen clients for STIs and HIV. Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United […] Read more »

The ‘Free Love’ Generation Still Sexually Active & Not Always with Healthy Choices

You would think sexually transmitted diseases would be greatly decreased  or non-existent, but today’s seniors previously recognized as "the free-love" generation are continuing to enjoy quite active sex lives that aren’t always brought about by healthy choices. Between the years 2005 to 2009, the number of reported cases of syphilis […] Read more »

Pennsylvania School District STD’s

Pennsylvania school districts have an alarming outbreak of (STD’s) and pregnancies. The school administrators are desperate to solve these problems. The Times Herald-Record news paper and Fox TV News reported that an estimated 10% of 3000 students are infected with (STD’s) in Delaware Valley School District alone. The number of […] Read more »