16 Habits Polite People Have in Common

Everett Collection/Shutterstock They say “Please” and “Thank you” Your mother was right: The golden rule of good manners is golden for a reason—saying “please” and “thank you” is the oil that keeps polite society running smoothly, says Bonnie Tsai, etiquette expert and founder and director of Beyond Etiquette. They’re often the first rule we teach […]


STD Symptoms: Common STDs and Their Symptoms

If you have sex—oral, anal, or vaginal intercourse and genital touching—you can get an STD, also called a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Straight or gay, married or single, you’re vulnerable to STIs and STI symptoms. Thinking or hoping your partner doesn’t have an STI is no protection—you need to know for sure. And although condoms […]