This weekly column addresses topics related to the health of our community.
Take this STD Test:
A. Always cause pain or discharge.
B. Are cured if symptoms disappear.
C. Often show no signs or symptoms.
Answer: 1) C
Most people who are infected with an STD show no signs or symptoms. That's why it's important to get tested regularly.
The CDC recommends testing at least once each year for anyone who is sexually active, or any time you have a new sexual partner. The only way to know for sure if you are infected with an STD is …