• New Study Raises More Questions About Abstinence-Only Sex Ed

    A new study released this week shows that comprehensive sex education programs help reduce teen pregnancies, while abstinence-only programs do not.

  • Q&A: What Is Epididymitis? Is It Contagious?

    Question from a reader about epididmyitis in men, if it is contagious and what this means for a female partner.

  • 1 in 4! STI Rates Highlight Importance Of (Actual) Sex Education

    If there was any time to pay attention to the importance of sex ed, the time is now. A new study found that 25% of teenage girls have had a STI.

  • Q&A: The Connection Between Smoking And HPV

    A reader is shocked to learn that smoking can lead to HPV flare ups and asks why this fact is not more widely known

  • Q&A: Epididymitis – Symptoms and Treatment

    Question from a reader about epididymitis (inflammation of the skin around the testicles), its possible causes and the risks of engaging in sexual activity

  • Q&A: HPV Transmission Risk From Oral Sex

    A male reader has learned that his girlfriend had HPV and received treatment. He asks what his risk of contracting the virus is, especially from oral sex