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.
Our research team is currently conducting research using a new STI test for detection of the sexually transmitted infections Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG).
Urinary tract infections can be easily treated with the right antibiotics, but there are plenty of things you can do to prevent one from happening in the first place.
There is a Special Enrollment Period specific to Missouri! If you or a family member were enrolled through a Marketplace Anthem plan in 2017, you may be able to sign up for health insurance during a SEP that lasts until Feb 28.
When it comes to sex, consent is not a one-time act. Learn more about what consent means and what to do if your partner is unsure or doesn't consent.
What is the cervix? What roles does it serve in our bodies? Why do we need to pay close attention to its health?
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.
St. Charles County residents can visit Planned Parenthood's locations in St. Peters and Florissant for STI testing and treatment services.
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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