Sex, Seniors, and STIs

Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise in the U.S.—and older adults are not exempt

Sexually transmitted infections

Blame Viagra, or just the fact that Americans are living longer, healthier lives. For several reasons, sexually transmitted diseases (more accurately called sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, because it’s possible to be infected without developing any symptoms or signs) are still rising ...

  • May 29, 2023
    Hep B, Get Screened

    All adults 18 and older should be screened at least once in their lifetime for hepatitis B, according to the latest…

  • September 26, 2022
    Home Tests for Urinary Tract Infections

    I’m prone to urinary tract infections, but getting tested in a doctor’s office isn’t always convenient. Is a home…

  • February 1, 2020
    Vaginal Steaming, Say What?

    Is there any good reason to do vaginal steaming? Absolutely none. This alternative health “treatment”…