When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde
Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
All sexually transmitted infections are important to discuss and treat, and having an STI is incredibly common. However, in Missouri and across the country, syphilis rates are increasing at an alarming rate.
There's plenty to think about at college, but make sure health care is one of them. Here are four things you want to find out about your school's health care as soon as you get to campus.
When people think of Planned Parenthood, many tend to think of health care services like birth control and pregnancy testing. Although those services are important , they’re not the only services Planned Parenthood offers.
In short, everything. Planned Parenthood provides health care to everyone, including men.
There's no better time to get your annual wellness exam than during National Women's Health Week. This week is about making your health a priority, and the annual exam is a great place to start.
April is STD Awareness Month. STD testing not only prevents future health problems, but it’s also a great way to put your body and yourself first.
The new year is the perfect time to take care of your health. These five reproductive health checkups will help ensure your healthy in 2018.
People share their experiences getting their tubes tied or navigating the health care system to get the procedure they want.
It's not enough to teach teens, especially teenage girls, how to say, "no." It's also important to teach how to say, "yes" and how to have a healthy conversation about sex in a relationship.
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