You can have this STI without knowing it, or have symptoms, it can affect men and women, and it can be treated with antibiotics. Left untreated, it may cause complications.
Trust in the confidentiality of contact tracing broke down during the AIDS epidemic. Today, it's faltering again.
Many teens and college students are continuing to hook up and attend gatherings. Peer pressure and the way younger minds interpret risk could be to blame.
Sex isn't always straightforward – especially not when you first start 'doing it'. If you experience pain 'down there' after sex, you may need to have a medical checkup.
Gonorrhoea has seen a sharp increase in diagnosis rates, of up to 94% in some groups.
HIV, STIs and other dangerous infections are feeding off of the opioid epidemic, creating an even more complicated threat to public health.
Double standards about sexual activity not only make life difficult, but they also complicate STD research. As we observe STD Awareness Month, it's good to think about how to get to the truth.
A new study has found rates of genital warts have decreased significantly since the HPV vaccine was introduced.