STIs (sexually transmitted infections), also known as STDs, are on the rise in Canada. Read our tips on the causes, symptoms, treatment options and ways to prevent diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis A and B, and AIDS (HIV).
Contraception and STIs: how to talk to a teen about it
Many parents feel uncomfortable when it comes time to speak to their teen about contraception or sexual health. Here is some sound advice. Read
The human papillomavirus (HPV): prevention, the solution!
The human papillomavirus (HPV) contributes to the development of condylomata and of certain cancers. Protecting against the virus, means guarding against these illnesses. Read
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection. It often causes no symptoms, but can have serious health consequences. Read
Syphilis is on the rise in Canada and can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are mistaken for those of other conditions. Read