Male Reproductive System

STI Awareness Month


  In the United States, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), affect young people ages 15 to 24 more than any other age group, accounting for about half of the 20 million STI cases reported each year. Since 2013, the number of people affected by three common STIs, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, has been increasing. April is STI Awareness Month, and the ... Read More »

HPV Vaccine: Boys Need It Too!


About 14 million people become newly infected with HPV (Human papillomavirus) every year, making it the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the United States. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that not enough boys in the United States are receiving their full HPV vaccine. The CDC recommends that both male and female children ages 11-12 receive ... Read More »