College Students Partying This Spring Break? Watch Out for These Risks

With temperatures going up and the sun coming out, people are starting to get excited about spring break — particularly college students.

While television shows and movies have glamorized the spring break scene, in reality, there are very real dangers that students and their parents should know about.

If you or your college student plans on hitting up the beach this spring break, be aware of these risks!

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February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

February is an important month for expectant families.

It’s designated International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month, a time for soon-to-be-parents to educate themselves on diseases that can be potentially fatal to unborn children.

In addition to the many sexually transmitted diseases that can have dangerous medical effects on infants, there are a number of other infections expectant mothers and fathers should be aware of; we’re highlighting some¬†below.

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The Importance of STD Education for Adults

Often when you hear about STD education, it’s in reference to teenagers and young adults.

While it is extremely important that this age group is aware of the facts and prevention methods for STDs, focusing all education efforts on the young creates a misconception that older populations don’t need to be educated on STDs.

Even if you were schooled in high school sex ed and have experienced sex firsthand over the years, there’s still a need for you to refresh your STD education as an adult. Here are a few reasons why you should brush up on your STD awareness.

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