Women Who Have Sex with Women (WSW): STI risks

MI Science Staff (December 2015)

A survey on sexual behavior in the United States that was collected from 2006-2008, showed that about 13% of females had some sort of same sex intimate contact at some time in their life. 1Read the rest

Oxytocin Joint Statement By: Freda Bush

Current Event

We are pleased to present in this Advisory a Joint Statement from Ascend (formally National Abstinence Education Association or NAEA) and Medical Institute on Oxytocin, a neuro-hormone that affects sexual behavior. With MI’s 2008 publication of the book, … Read the rest

Recommendations Expanded for Chlamydia Screening in 2015

By: MI Science Department Staff

Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the United States.  Chlamydia prevalence among sexually active young persons (ages 14-24) is nearly three times that among persons ages 25-39 years. It is … Read the rest

Presidents Corner for October 2015 by Dr. Freda Bush

STI Risk Taking and Screening:
Who’s Responsible?

MI Advisory President’s Corner, October 2015

Thank you to the Ware Foundation for funding the updating of the STD Wizard to the 2015 CDC Guidelines

One of the updates to the guidelines was … Read the rest

Relationship Between Parenting Styles and Sexual Risk Behavior in Adolescents

By: Dinorah Garza-Torteya, clinical psychologist, 2015 MI intern

Mexico, like the United States is facing social problems associated with adolescent sexual behavior outside of marriage and the breakdown of the family unit. The rate of unplanned pregnancies in Mexico is … Read the rest