A comprehensive resource on all things dealing with women's health and health issues, aimed at women and medical professionals. While there is lots of technical information, the site offers a wiki, forums and more.
MTV gets on the sexual health train by providing youth with information about preventing pregnancy, STDs and testing, and relationship issues. Each section is full of links, infographics, and resources for taking action, including finding a testing center near you and ways to become a GYT (Get-Yourself-Tested) advocate.
Planned Parenthood offers clinics and facilities across North America and internationally to provide low- or no-cost sexual and reproductive health examinations, birth control and STI screenings.
Supported by the American Social Health Association, iwannaknow.org is a search function that allows youth to easily search topics of interest to them. Primarily devoted to preventing the transmission of STIs, there are also topics on puberty, love and relationships, and reproductive information.
Vaginal discharge and secretions are normal and usually healthy. The vagina is a passageway between the outside of the body and the internal reproductive system. Vaginal secretions are how the vagina cleanses and regulates itself -- how amazing is that? -- in the same sort of way that saliva helps keep your mouth clean and healthy and part of the fertility cycle.
Want to know what to expect at your first gynecologists' or reproductive health exam? We've got the lowdown for you here.