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Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

September was Sexual Health Month but more importantly, it can serve as a reminder of what we should be doing year round. Take charge of your sexual health! Here’s how.

Sexual Health doesn’t just mean condom use; it is much more comprehensive than that. It includes mental, sociocultural and physical components as well as a mix of general knowledge that applies to many people and information that is unique to us. It includes our attitudes toward our bodies, our sexuality, and our initiatives to promote synergy between these aspects whether that is through working on our relationship with ourselves, communicating with our partners, getting STI testing with appropriate frequency and/or staying educated on related topics from reliable sources.

What do I do with my old meds?

What do I do with my old meds?

When it comes to proper disposal of old or unused prescription or over-the-counter drugs there are a lot of mixed messages about what it is we should do. What we may view as common practices, for example simply throwing them away in the trash or flushing them down the toilet, have been found to be harmful to us and to our environments.