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Condom Week

National Condom Week raises awareness to educate young adults about serious risks involved with unprotected sex. This includes the risk of catching and spreading sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS as well as helping to...
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Condom Week (February 14-21)

February 14 through 21 is National Condom Week, an annual celebration honoring the importance of prophylactics in preventing unplanned pregnancies as well as the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.https://www.poz.com/article/national-condom-week-18015-9043Benefits of using condomsWhen...
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Ask the health educator: “How do you convince your partner to get an STI/STD...

—Malik W., San Bernardino Valley College, CaliforniaThis is a very important question to bring up. The stigmas surrounding getting tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI)—also called sexually transmitted diseases (STD)—can be difficult to...
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Ask the health educator: Can ‘pulling out’ prevent pregnancy?

—Cris M.*, Georgia Gwinnett CollegeI get a lot of questions about the pullout method, also known as coitus interruptus or the withdrawal method. It’s the third most commonly used form of birth control among...
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How do you do it?: Explore your safer sex options

Rate this article and enter to winSchool is a time of discovery. Gail Wingate, a nurse practitioner at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, says, “For many students, exploring sexual health is a...