STD Myths vs Facts

At Options for Women, we don’t only help women who are facing unplanned pregnancies, we are also committed to helping both women and men make healthy, informed decisions about their health. There are many misconceptions and myths surrounding sexually transmitted diseases. Let’s dispel 5 myths surrounding STDs so that you can be on the right…

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Myths About STDs

There are many misconceptions and myths surrounding sexually transmitted diseases. At Options for Women, we don’t only help women facing unplanned pregnancies, we also want to help women make healthy, informed decisions about their health. And that means dispelling myths I can’t get an STD if I only have sex with one person. Many may…

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Sexually transmitted disease infection rates continue to rise in Polk County. The most recent reports released by the Centers for Disease Control show that all age groups continue to be at risk for contracting a sexually transmitted disease. At Options for Women, we realize the importance of STD testing, and we are proud to offer…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and You

The Center for Disease Control’s recent findings on sexually transmitted disease infection rates showed that sexually active people of all ages continue to be at risk for infection. However, people ages 15-24 are especially susceptible as this age group acquires nearly half of all new STDs. Women are particularly vulnerable to infection, and nearly one in…