STIs: What are they & how can I prevent them?

April 11, 2023

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incredibly common. In fact, nearly 20 million people in the United States get an STI each year.

Sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are infections that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact. There are over 20 types of sexually transmitted infections, which can be caused by bacteria, parasites, and viruses.