Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Study: Most College Students Don’t Get STI Testing, but Self-tests May Help
October 15, 2020

Over 80% of college students surveyed said they were "likely" or "extremely likely" to use STI self-testing services if they could take it in the privacy of their own home.

Pandemic-related “Sexual Distancing,” Declines in Testing Cause Drop in Reported STDs
September 24, 2020

Sexually distancing and declines in STD testing due to COVID-19 may have caused the recent decline in reported cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia in the US.

5 Facts about Syphilis: A Brief Quiz
March 09, 2020

How much do you know about syphilis prevention, screening, and treatment? Test yourself with these 5 true or false questions.

7 Questions on HPV Vaccination Trends in Young Adults
January 16, 2020

How many young adults in the US actually receive their recommended doses of HPV vaccine? Take this 7-question quiz on a new report to learn more about the trends.

HPV Vaccination Nearly Doubled in US Young Adults
January 09, 2020

More young adults in the US are getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus, rising almost 50% in 5 years, according to a new report.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Case Challenge
April 17, 2019

Sexually transmitted infection cases have reached an all-time high at an alarming speed. Test your knowledge of different treatment options with our new case challenge. 

The New ABCs of STDs: A Quiz
March 16, 2016

Take this brief test on the updated CDC guidelines to give yourself a refresher course in STD management and stay current with the latest practices.

Circumcision and Vaccines: Twins Separated at Birth?
December 18, 2014

If we had a vaccine that was as effective at reducing HIV infection as circumcision, it would be a recommended vaccine here in the US, argues this pediatrician.

Amniotic Band: A Syndrome, Not the Rock Group
July 23, 2014

Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.

Viral Hepatitis: A Quiz
October 22, 2013

Here: 5 things (at least) you may not know about human viral hepatitis.