Tag: STDs

STDs: be informed, stay protected

It is common for students at the University of La Verne to be tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease according to Cynthia Denne, director of student health services.

Abstinence-only education ineffective

A chlamydia outbreak at a Texas high school has raised concerns about whether abstinence-only sex education programs are actually effective in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers.

Health fair offers safe sex information

Matthew Duran, senior public affairs major, hosted a safe sex health fair April 23 in the Johnson Family Plaza.

Students unaware of STD superbug

A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea.

Students seek info on STDs

Sexual health is very important to students on campus, and 15 out of 16 students questioned in an informal survey feel as though the health center could do more to educate students about sexually transmitted disease protection and prevention.

College students overshare STDs

It was close to evening and Barbara’s Place was nearly empty – only clusters of students filled the seats. One group that hung out at a table outside was happy to talk about sexual health – in general. The students got quieter, however, when asked if they would share their STD status on the Internet.

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