Primary Care Doctors Aren't Doing Enough to Fight the Spread of STDs
Sexually transmitted diseases are often asymptomatic, so screening is essential. “If providers don’t ask the questions and don’t apply the screening recommendations, the majority of STDs will be missed.”
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
You Might Still Have an STD Even if You’re Not Peeing Fire
The sometimes subtle symptoms of the most common STDs.
These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy
People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
STD Rates Hit Record High for Third Year in a Row
Young people 15 to 24 are driving the epidemic.
Everything You Need to Know About Chlamydia
Two-thirds of all reported chlamydia cases were people between the ages of 15 and 24.
An STD Can Ruin Your Shot at Making a Baby One Day
24,000 women become infertile every year as a result of an undiagnosed STD. That's a lot of sad surprises.
You Probably Won't Get Herpes From Sharing Someone's Drink
Toilet seats? Insects? Wet towels? We fact-checked a few rumors about the way STDs can spread.
More Women Are Walking Around With Undiagnosed Chlamydia
Warning: Can cause infertility.
Terrible But Worth It
The Least Awkward Way to Bring Up STDs With Your One-Night Stand
Your status doesn't exempt you from having casual sex.
How One Local Health Clinic Is Dealing with the Gay Male STD Crisis
Epidemic rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia among men who have sex with men aren't subsiding—and Trump probably isn't going to help.
Hong Kong's Lack of Sex Ed Is Driving Up STI Rates
With Christian-influenced programs stressing abstinence, teens don't know how to protect themselves.
Why Are We All Giving Each Other STDs?
There are myriad possibilities for the unprecedented rise in rates, but few answers.