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Care2 Member Hopes to Save Koalas From Chlamydia

Koalas may be the cutest, most adorable animals on the planet. And believe it or not, they get chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease that can cause blindness, infertility, and death. Care2 memb…

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Is HPV the Common Cold of the Sexually Active World?

One of my patients’ most common questions is, “Um, I’ve got some new bumps...down there. Can you check them out?” First off, if you ever notice something of concern “down there,” please go see your…

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How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex

This week's episode of "Perfectly Imperfect Parents" on The Chopra Well is all about how to talk with your kids about sex. Dr. Cara Natterson from the show shares her thoughts and tips. Number 1 pie…

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Research Finds Sex Can Still Feel Good With Condoms

We've heard some pretty colorful excuses for not using condoms (a.k.a. the only birth control method that protects against STIs). Reducing sensitivity is definitely a big one. Fortunately, science is …

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The Key to Making Sure People Get Tested: Making it Easy

Ignorance isn't bliss when it comes to HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs). Early diagnosis and treatment means better long-term health and less likelihood of passing the infection on…

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How to Reduce Your STD Risk

There are a number of ways to reduce your risk of catching an STD. Watch this for a quick tip!…

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STD Positive: Now What?

Curious as to what to do when your STD test comes back positive? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Having Sex With STDs

Need a quick tip on how to, or if you even should, have sex while infected with an STD? Watch this!…

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Pregnancy and Herpes

Since herpes can be a big issue when getting pregnant, you may want to watch this for a quick tip on getting tested.…

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How Is Herpes Spread?

Need a quick tip on how herpes is spread and what not to do? Watch this!…

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