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Syphilis Is On The Rise

Over the past ten years the rates of a sexually transmitted disease, thought to be a thing of the past, have been on the rise.  I am talking about syphilis.

11/06/2012

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High Rate Of Sexually Transmitted Disease Among Teens

According to the CDC, one in four teens between the ages of 14 and 19 has been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Now the statistics are startling, but it’s an important message that needed to get out.

08/13/2012

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The HPV Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics and many other organizations are recommending that both girls and boys get the human papillomavirus vaccine.

03/21/2012

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Chlamydia

C. Trachomatis causes one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections worldwide, as well as infections of the eye that are a leading infectious cause of blindness.

03/16/2012

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HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.

02/09/2012

Herpes Is Not Just Sexually Transmitted

Herpes can affect the genital area and it is a major health issue. But herpes is also a major cause of cold sores which usually show up on the lips or the mouth as a cluster of blisters with a red base.

01/10/2011

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