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  1. Gonorrhea Rises in Areas With High Rates

    March 7, 2002 -- The national gonorrhea rate has remained stable, but in many cities with the highest rates, the problem has escalated. Thirteen of 20 cities with the highest gonorrhea rates in 1999 had more than 20% higher rates in 2000, the CDC reports. Among those cities: Kansas City, Mo. (37% in

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  2. Can Washing Prevent STDs?

    Feb. 21, 2002 -- How much do teenagers and young adults know about safe sex? Not much. In fact, many people are still in the dark when it comes to preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to the latest research. But on the bright side, that same research shows that counseling can shed som

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  3. Most People Carrying STDs Don't Know It

    Feb. 12, 2002 -- A new study shows that a lot more people carry -- and spread -- sexually transmitted diseases than once thought. Even scarier is the finding that most of these people don't even know they are infected. A report in the Feb. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association

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  4. Helping Women Get In the Mood

    Dec. 20, 2001 -- Thanks to Viagra, millions of men now have a new lease on their sex lives. Alas, millions of women still aren't in the mood. Studies suggest that almost half of women in the U.S. suffer from some type of sexual dysfunction, with low libido (or sex drive) at the top of list. Their th

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  5. Report: Condoms Do Prevent Some STDs

    July 20, 2001 (Washington) -- Condoms effectively prevent the spread of HIV and gonorrhea, but the jury is still out on whether they stop other sexually transmitted diseases, like chlamydia and syphilis. That's the final word of a new government report released Thursday. Some are concerned that pro-

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  6. Women Are Never Too Old for Sex -- or for Sexually Transmitted Disease

    --> May 8, 2001 -- Herpes, the saying goes, is forever. And according to one expert, it is also for everyone, no matter how old. Jerome M. Eder, MD, an ob-gyn who specializes in treating genital herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases, presented a study at the recent American College of Obste

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  7. Health Officials Call for Regular Screening of 'Silent' STD

    April 17, 2001 -- Widespread, routine screening of all sexually active women aged 25 or younger for chlamydia is needed to help stave off the severe health consequences of this silent sexuallly transmitted disease, a panel of experts recommends. Chlamydia, a bacterial sexually transmitted disease (S

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  8. Twice Yearly Chlamydia Tests Recommended for Young Women

    Feb. 9, 2001 -- Nearly one-third of young women who came to a medical clinic in Baltimore had a sexually transmitted infection that, if left untreated, could result in infertility. And not many of them knew it -- or had any symptoms. This high rate of chlamydia, a bacterial infection that is easily

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  9. On the Horizon: A New Way to Rein in Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Jan. 3, 2001 -- They're an effective means of preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, but condoms can't do any good unless they're used consistently and properly. The fact they're not has created demand for a new class of products, some 60 of which are in various stages of human test

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  10. The U.S. Is far From Free of Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Dec. 5, 2000 -- For the most part, rates of sexually transmitted disease have been declining around the U.S., according to a report released today. While this news is certainly welcome, the report also indicates that some areas of the country still have a lot of work to do in eliminating the spread

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