Archive for February 2017

The STD Tests to Get Before You Go to College

If you’re excited to start a new chapter as you head off to college, make sure you don’t begin your first semester ignorant about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)! Without the watchful eye of your parents, and more opportunities to attend parties, you’re more likely to meet people you’re interested in “hooking up” with. However, you must be careful. More chances to drink, lack of education, and reluctance to communicate with a casual sexual partner could increase your risk of contracting an STD. In fact, if you were sexually active in high school, you may already have an STD and not even know it.