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Are you at risk for condom breakage?

Condom breakage is far more common than people think. In several studies of college aged men 29-32% report at least one episode of condom breakage within the past three months. For men who reported condom breakage, this happened 15-27% of the time. Basically condoms are failing for a lot of guys (and their partners) way … Continue reading

The top 10 mistakes men make with condoms

Studies of condom use offer great insight into why we continue to have a high rate of unplanned pregnancies in this country as well as continued problems with sexually transmitted diseases. In “perfect use” situations the failure rate of condoms is about 3%, however, perfect use is sadly not the norm. With that in mind, … Continue reading

Gynecology survival guide for the zombie apocalypse

You never know when the zombie apocalypse might be upon us. The CDC has excellent information on general survival skills, but they neglected to include crucial GYNO information. Sure, clean drinking water and 3 days of food is important and all, but let’s face it, you don’t want the natural disaster to spread to your reproductive … Continue reading

Syphilis 101

April 23rd is the feast of St. George’s. A day to celebrate the man who was slayer of dragons, patron saint of England, and of course the patron saint of those who suffer from syphilis. That’s a nice fit as April is also STD awareness month. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can … Continue reading

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