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STDs: Some Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs or STIs). Not exactly what you’re thinking about in the heat of the moment. And not exactly the most romantic thing to talk about. But take a moment to consider: There are about 20 million new incidences of STDs each year. Half of those infected are…


Ask a VWC Nurse: Is Oral Sex Safe Sex?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. Is Oral Sex “Safe Sex”? Because pregnancy is not an…


Just How Effective Are Condoms?

For years you’ve likely heard that if you wear a condom, you’re practicing safe sex. But do condoms really make sex safe or do they just make it less risky? When thinking about the potential risks that sex involves, sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs or STIs) and unplanned pregnancy…


Is it True? 8 Misconceptions About Sexually Transmitted Infections

How much do you know about sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? Check out these common misconceptions: Unless otherwise indicated, all information is cited from the Centers for Disease Control website. We at Valley Women’s Clinic want you to have all the information you need to take care of yourself when it comes…