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Even though we should be in the know about these pesky plights year-round, April marks the official occasion of STI Awareness Month.
Because 20 million people contract one each year in the U.S. alone, protecting each other’s bodies should be at the top of everyone’s to-do list.
If you’re sexually active, there’s a good chance you’ve heard these dreaded four little words:
“You should get tested.”
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are definitely the LAST things you want to be thinking about when getting hot and heavy, whether it comes up pre-or post-play. But with 110 million Americans infected at any given time, chances are you’ve felt that pang, knowing something isn’t quite right down there. And as awkward and uncomfortable (literally) as STIs can be, living with one that is undiagnosed is infinitely worse. Continue Reading
Do you consider yourself “in the know” on STD’s & STI’s? Well this is your month to catch up! Every April, the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) recognizes STI Awareness Month as a way to bring more knowledge and understanding to the often taboo topic of sexually transmitted diseases and infections.