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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

STIs are more common than people think, especially HPV. Not all STIs are treated the same way or have the same symptoms, so it’s important to understand the differences.
Reproductive Health, STIs, Popular Article

Discharge & Odor

Discharge is fluid that comes out of the vagina and is a normal part of how the vagina functions. Just like we all have an odor under our arms, it’s perfectly normal for your vagina/vulva to have a smell.
Reproductive Health, STIs

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an infection in your vagina, that is not an STI. Your vagina has healthy bacteria too, but when there is too much of the unhealthy bacteria and it is unbalanced, there can be an infection.
STIs

Sexually Transmitted Infections

‍Sexually transmitted infections (“STIs”) are spread from one person to another through close contact or sexual activity. STIs are an infection caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites.
STIs

Treating Herpes

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can be caused by two different forms of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).
STIs

Herpes Myths & Facts

Due to the stigma associated with a herpes diagnosis, many people feel uncomfortable talking about it or asking questions. This can be especially true for young people who may not want adults in their life to know they’re sexually active.
STIs

Dating with Herpes

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with herpes, you may have a lot of questions about how this will affect your sex life. 

Morning After Pill - Myths vs. Facts

There are many misconceptions about when and how to use this medication. It’s important to understand the facts about the morning after pill so that if you need to use it in the future you use it correctly. 

Types of Insurance Cards

There are different types of insurance cards that are used in different circumstances, and this article will help you find the insurance information you need.
Reproductive Health, Birth Control, Popular Article

How to Start Medically Advocating for Yourself

It seems like as the world progresses, sex education curriculum in the U.S. is falling backwards. August and Twentyeight Health came together to brainstorm our ideal sex ed curriculum based on commonly asked questions from our communities. ‍

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

STIs are more common than people think, especially HPV. Not all STIs are treated the same way or have the same symptoms, so it’s important to understand the differences.

Birth Control and Mental Health

Mental health is an important aspect of a person’s overall health. About 20% of American adults are currently experiencing mental health issues, which is around 50 million people.
Reproductive Health, Birth Control, Popular Article

What is Inclusive Sex Education? A Guide for Parents & Youth

It seems like as the world progresses, sex education curriculum in the U.S. is falling backwards. August and Twentyeight Health came together to brainstorm our ideal sex ed curriculum based on commonly asked questions from our communities. ‍

Morning After Pill - Myths vs. Facts

There are many misconceptions about when and how to use this medication. It’s important to understand the facts about the morning after pill so that if you need to use it in the future you use it correctly. 

Types of Insurance Cards

There are different types of insurance cards that are used in different circumstances, and this article will help you find the insurance information you need.
Reproductive Health, Birth Control, Popular Article

How to Start Medically Advocating for Yourself

It seems like as the world progresses, sex education curriculum in the U.S. is falling backwards. August and Twentyeight Health came together to brainstorm our ideal sex ed curriculum based on commonly asked questions from our communities. ‍

Birth Control and Mental Health

Mental health is an important aspect of a person’s overall health. About 20% of American adults are currently experiencing mental health issues, which is around 50 million people.
Reproductive Health, Birth Control, Popular Article

What is Inclusive Sex Education? A Guide for Parents & Youth

It seems like as the world progresses, sex education curriculum in the U.S. is falling backwards. August and Twentyeight Health came together to brainstorm our ideal sex ed curriculum based on commonly asked questions from our communities. ‍

Non-Hormonal Birth Control Options

Non-hormonal birth control contains no hormones and relies on other ways to protect against pregnancy, whereas hormonal birth control contains small amounts of estrogen and/or progestin hormones.
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