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Sexual Health
August 16, 2016

What is Human Papillomavirus?

While HIV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in South Africa, there are many others which are just as dangerous, for example Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). (more…)
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Birth Control
July 6, 2016

Surgical methods of contraception

In my 1st blog post we covered methods of contraceptives that don’t involve medical interventions, and in the 2nd, we looked at barrier methods which prevent pregnancy and STDs. From there we moved onto hormonal methods of contraceptives, and here, in our final blog post we cover surgical “irreversible” methods of contraception. (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 13, 2015

Safe sex during the holidays

December is time for you to take a break from the daily grind! It’s a month of relaxation, fun and spending time with loved ones. It’s also a time where people let go a little and may take more risks than they usually do. Those late-night get-togethers can lead to unprotected sex, which, in turn, could lead to an unexpected surprise 9 months down the line. (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 9, 2015

I hate using condoms!

"Why would you like them to begin with? They’re rubber/plastic, and the amount of lubricant you need to use always surprises you – and let’s not mention the price!" If you sit and think about condoms, are they really ruining your sex-life? If you said yes, then let us help you change your mind. Number 1: The biggest side-effect of sex is pregnancy Yup, you read that right. Unprotected sex between a man and woman has a high chance of turning into a pregnancy. Even with the pill or other contraceptives, there’s always a chance that a woman will fall…
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Healthy LifestyleSafety
April 10, 2015

Your tick-list for a great night out

So, your 2nd term is on its way. But for now, it’s holiday! It’s time to recharge, catch up with friends and have some fun, before you get back to work. Whether you’re planning a road trip or rock out with One Republic in June, here’s how to keep the awesome times rolling. (more…)
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