Familiarize yourself with different types of sexually transmitted diseases by completing the chart below.

  Early symptoms Potential long-term effects Diagnosis and treatment
HIV infection
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Genital warts (HPV infection)
Genital herpes
Hepatitis B

Visit several of the sites listed in the For More Information section of Chapter 18 in your text (Chapter 13 in the brief version)—or do a Web search—to complete one of the following activities.
  1. Find information on STD prevention and safer sex. Look for strategies for talking with a sex partner, saying no to sex or drugs, or using a condom correctly.
  2. Find information about a recent development or advance in HIV incidence, treatment, prevention, or testing. Look for a site with news posted within the past month.
Site visited (URL):
Information available from site: