The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data last week showing that the overall rates of HPV vaccine increased only slightly between 2013 and 2014 but some communities of color made large strides in vaccinating their young people.
I know firsthand that for many people, poverty is often related to a lack of access to basic health care, including abortion. This growing burden, carried primarily by poor people, is a blind spot for many legislatures and courts around the country.
Now is the time to embrace the development of new health technologies that could provide simultaneous protection for the multiple health risks many women face.
As a young person from the same Native American communities as my students, I find it more and more culturally relevant that our younger generation educate each other.
When discussing STDs, it’s important to take a proactive approach, because early conversations help shape healthy attitudes and knowledge about STDs and sexual health. That’s especially true for youth.
As we talk about the role we all play in the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, let’s state the obvious: Parents are important.
The driving force behind my decision to work in the field of HIV and AIDS comes from a very personal place: my own family.
While the cool mornings here in our nation’s capital may belie it, it is April again, which means the yearly observation of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month.
PrEP works when used properly. So why don’t women use it?
You can buy sex toys at the drug store these days. Does that mean we no longer need to talk about and promote sexual health?