• Teens
    STDs
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): What Your Teen Should Know
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): What Your Teen Should Know There are approximately 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year, and one quarter of these infections occur in teenagers who have not yet finished high scho...
  • Teens
    Sexuality
    When Should a Girl First See a Gynecologist?
    Young women and adolescents should start having gynecologic examinations when they turn 18, or when they first become sexually active (if that occurs before the age of 18). ...
  • Teens
    Sexuality
    When Should a Girl First See a Gynecologist?
    Young women and adolescents should start having gynecologic examinations when they turn 18, or when they first become sexually active (if that occurs before the age of 18). ...
  • Teens
    HPV
    First Gynecological Exam
    The purpose of the first gynecological exam is to evaluate the size and shape of the uterus (womb) and ovaries, to do a Pap smear to detect early signs of cervical cancer, and to screen for sexually transmitted diseases. ...
  • Teens
    STDs
    The ABCs of STDs
    The ABCs of STDs "We should make the world safe for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think our children should be having sex." Do you agree with Jack Handey's "Deep Thought"? Let reality intrude for a moment and face...
    Barbara Cooke