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Here's One Less Thing You Have To Worry About: Chlamydia

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.Health officials o...

Vancouver's Soaring Syphilis Rate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The syphilis rate in Metro Vancouver has reached a 30-year high, prompting a new campaign aimed at eliminating the disease.Vancouver Coast...

Building Women' Rights around HIV/AIDS, Sex and Reproductive Health

Jennifer Kitts | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada
Jennifer Kitts

Many of the social and economic barriers that stand in the way of effective HIV prevention, treatment, support and care for people living with HIV are the same barriers that impede access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health programs and services. In societies where cultural and gender norms tightly restrict the sexual and reproductive lives and choices of women and men, the risk for both unintended pregnancy and HIV infection is greatest.

Health Canada Warns Against Fake Home Testing Kits For HIV And STDs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning consumers about an Internet-based company that is trying to sell home testing kits for HIV and a number of other se...

Why Herpes Won't Ruin Your Sex Life

Colette Kenney | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Living
Colette Kenney

So, it's happened. You've contracted herpes from a partner. Maybe you knew about it, maybe it's a surprise, but it might be a bit of a wrench in your gears -- at first. It doesn't mean that will never date again and it doesn't mean that you are "damaged goods." Read on to get some helpful tips for moving past the diagnosis.

Sexually Transmitted Infections Increase Among Young Adults

CP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Living

It's becoming increasingly common for students to pick up more than a diploma over the span of their university careers. The rate of reported sexual...