Sexual Health


Treating LGBTQ patients

December 09, 2019

4 ways to address the needs of LGBTQ patients.

STI epidemic: What primary care physicians can do

December 09, 2019

Some experts say  primary care physicians are not routinizing sexual health discussions as part of general health screenings

New AMA policies target improving healthcare for LGBTQ patients

November 19, 2019

AMA voted to back state and federal conversion therapy bans, fully inclusive EHRs for transgender patients and training on health issues tied to sexual and gender identity

How physicians can bust myths about herpes

November 15, 2019

There are common misconceptions patients have about the disease that physicians can address

Rooting out gender bias in sexual health treatment

November 14, 2019

Gender bias in healthcare can be dangerous for women’s health

Can vaping impair fertility?

October 07, 2019

A new study found that vaping may also have negative impacts on fertility

How physicians should talk to teens about sexual health

October 07, 2019

They may be awkward, but physician-led conversations about sexual health are a must when dealing with teenage patients

STI epidemic: Are home testing kits the solution?

September 06, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections are on a dramatic upswing, according to the CDC, leaving physicians and health officials looking for solutions

STI screenings can help curb rise of gonorrhea

September 06, 2019

Why physicians should be offering STI screenings on a regular basis to their patients, regardless of age.

Managing the silent STI: chlamydia

August 06, 2019

Physicians must make STI screenings a routine part of patient care so as to help catch and treat chlamydia