1 in 2 sexually active people will be infected by an STD before age 25, but most won’t know it… The real deal on STDs and testing is simple. If you have sex, use protection. Each and every time. Condoms are the only method that can help prevent STD infection!
Those who are 18 to 24 years old are generally healthy but prone to risky behaviors, especially so for young men. These behaviors generally tie in to the major causes of premature deaths, and a jump in mortality rates after adolescence. Here is how this age group compares with teenagers: Overall mortality per 100,000: Male [...]
This article was plundered from the Health Behavior News Service, part of the Center for Advancing Health. Check out the links for more great information! This updated Prepared Patient feature offers advice for young people who are just starting out in managing their health care, including information on important provisions from the Affordable Care Act. Your parents [...]
Vital Signs: Binge Drinking Prevalence, Frequency, and Intensity Among Adults — United States, 2010. Hot off the presses from the Centers for Disease Control, the latest study about binge drinking in the United States. No surprise, impoverished binge drinkers with annual household incomes of less than $25,000, had the highest frequency and intensity of bingeing, but [...]