Nov 1, 2015

Yikes: New Health Report Suggests 2 in 3 People Have Herpes

STDs and STIs are scary… especially in our current “hook-up culture” where people are having more casual sexual encounters with...

May 30, 2012

How Do I Tell Him He Gave Me An STD!? [Ask a Dude]

I went to the health center and got my regular 6 month check up and I came up positive for…something.

Sep 13, 2010

If You’re Having Sex, Do It Safely

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, college campuses everywhere will be packed with new people to party with, new people to study with, and yes, new people to have sex with.

Tuffy Luv Has Conniptions

Question for La Tuff? Email her at [email protected] for a chance to be featured in this column. Dear Tuffy Luv,...

Jul 20, 2010

WTF Friday: All Your Friends Have Herpes

...Or at least that's what CNN is saying in a recent article entitled "The Downside of 'Friends With Benefits.'" If reading about FWBs on CNN isn't disturbing enough, perhaps this will make you WTF:

Apr 16, 2010

The Doctor Is In: How Do I Know If He’s Clean?

Q: I recently started hooking up with a boy who has, well, gotten around. I asked him if he’d been tested recently and he said he did (and he was “all good!”), but I don’t know if I trust him. Maybe he’s just saying that to get in my pants?

Dec 10, 2009

Oct 14, 2009

Beer Pong Gets Swined

Swine flu is ruining everything. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep, I can’t kiss without thinking I’m going to contract the disease of the pigs. And now, apparently, I can’t play beer pong. Officials at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have reported 21 cases of swine flu that they have cleverly traced back to a game of beer pong. One single game!

Apr 7, 2009

Strangers with Candy…Or Condoms

Remember when you were little, and your parents gave you that "Don't talk to strangers" lecture? Well, approximately a decade or so later, we find ourselves in college. At bars. Talking to strangers.

Apr 2, 2009

Everything You Need to Know About STD Tests

Do you have that burning, itching, inflamed, oozey feeling south of the border? Maybe you don't see or feel anything obvious but you just have that nagging suspicion that last week's man-whore frat-guy gave you more than his number.

Apr 2, 2009

The Doctor is In (Part 1)

Talking sex with your doctor isn't always easy. Whether you are afraid she or he will judge you, you just don't feel comfortable sharing the intimate details of your life between the sheets, or you can't think straight with a speculum between your legs, many people get tight lipped in the doctor's office.

Apr 2, 2009

The Truth About STDs

When I found out that 25% of college students have a Sexually Transmitted Disease, I laughed. Surely that statistic referred to the more promiscuous students, or those who were dumb enough not to use a condom during sex.

Mar 26, 2009

Circumcision May Lower Risks of STDs

As we all know from our high school sex ed classes–and some of you from experience– it’s a basic fact...

Mar 12, 2009

I Went and Got Tested

After reading about one CollegeCandy writer’s scary STD experience, I realized that I had not been tested in over 4...

Aug 1, 2008

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Most Unattractive Thing. Ever.

Everyone has that one thing they cannot stand in the opposite sex. It may not be rational (“His jeans are...

Mar 28, 2008

It’s All About Me

So, I have this friend (and no–this friend is not a hypothetical version of myself, thank god). The other night,...