STDs are infections that spread during sex. Genital chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States today. When diagnosed, chlamydia is easily treated and cured. READ MORE ABOUT CHLAMYDIA

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a contagious infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. Although it is incurable, genital herpes responds well to treatment. READ MORE

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI), second only to chlamydia as the most frequently reported STI in the United States. Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, also called gonococcus. READ MORE

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HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's immune system. The immune system is our body's natural defense and allows us to fight off viruses, bacteria and other disease-causing infections. READ MORE

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Human Papillomavirus, HPV

If the three letters H-P-V make you recoil, they shouldn't. Chances are, you have been infected by one or more types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) and didn't even realize it. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most people will become infected by at least one type of HPV at some point in their lives. The CDC reports that 79 million people are currently infected with HPV. READ MORE

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Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is the most common curable sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States. Infected women may experience a frothy, yellow-green vaginal discharge with a strong odor, discomfort during intercourse and urination, or itching in the genital area. READ MORE

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Head and Neck Cancer

If you've received a head and neck cancer diagnosis, here are some important questions to ask your healthcare provider.

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A Rare Head and Neck Cancer Taught Me How to Be My Best Advocate

My journey with mucoepidermoid carcinoma taught me the importance of trusting myself

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and ways to reduce your risk

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Is It Hemorrhoids or Something Worse?

How to know when to talk to your doctor

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Ending the Stigma Around Cancers Caused by HPV

HPV causes head and neck cancers, among others. What can we do to end the stigma around these illnesses?

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Black Women Are Getting HIV at Alarming Rates

Racial, geographical and socioeconomic factors put women of color at greater risk for HIV

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