Professionals working with seniors will find this information helpful as well, and our poster (free download from this page) is a great conversation starter for medical offices, clinics, senior centers, and homes!
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This page is an attempt by me to organize the vast majority of online dating related statistics and facts available on the Internet.
Almost every week there seems to be a new statistic produced that tries to top the last one.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded the Louisiana Department of Health a grant to target and reduce opioid abuse across the state.
Pride Week As June approaches, we have decided to take a look at some of the nation’s largest LGBTQ pride celebrations.
When it comes to STDs and specifically, STD testing windows, you want to make sure you’re testing at the right time – lest you receive a false negative or positive, right?
If you have an STD, you want to know with certainty so you can treat it or start managing it; and if you don’t have one, you also want to know that without question!
I've decided to organize the statistics and facts into two main areas.
The first will deal with the general online dating industry as a whole.
Did this post help you determine when you’re going to get tested next?
Have you previously been tested before a test was most likely to detect an infection?
That period is known as the window period, and it is different from the incubation period, which, is the time that passes between being exposed to a disease and starting to experience symptoms.
STD testing windows vary by STD, so it’s important to make sure you’ve matched the window period with the specific STD(s) you are getting tested.
Compare methods, learn about side effects, and figure out which one is right for you! But having honest conversations with your partner, parents, or health care provider is an important step—whether you're doing it, not doing it, saying no to it, or figuring out if you’re ready for it.
Then get smart about all the best birth control that's out there.