STDs Becoming More Common, Especially Among Teens

Rates of three major sexually transmitted diseases—syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea—are increasing. In many cases, young people ages 15 to 24 are driving increases in these STDs. Nineteen-year-old girls, for example, now have higher rates of chlamydia than anyone else. STDs like syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea can cause pain and fertility…

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Becoming Who I Really Am

I have this dream pretty regularly. I am running from someone who intends to do me harm but can’t get far enough away. I end up backing myself into a corner, in a dimly lit room with this beat up creaky old white door that doesn’t lock. On the other…

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Real-Life Hacks To Avoid Becoming A Sweaty Mess This Summer

It’s going to be one hell of a summer this year. According to a long-range forecast by AccuWeather, much of the country is in for more 90-degree days than average in 2016, with more stormy weather in the plains and more droughts on the West Coast. Basically, it’s going to feel…

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