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Study shows some college students think they are immune to STDs STD testing yes, vaccines no?
Date: 2009-07-31 22:08:03
Though there was a recent national push to encourage young people to get an STD test, researchers question whether or not college-aged students would accept an STD vaccine if it were made available.... Full Story

Some students in New York will have access to STD tests School board embraces STD testing
Date: 2009-07-31 22:06:05
It appears MTV's message of Get Yourself Tested has reached a New York school board who approved to have STD testing available to students.... Full Story

Black men say no to STD testing African-American men forgo STD testing at the risk of their health
Date: 2009-07-31 21:46:08
A sociologist says that an increasing number of African-American men may be choosing not to undergo STD testing because of personal attitudes about masculinity and sexual health.... Full Story

Health official urges for better sex education Better sex education could lead to more STD testing
Date: 2009-07-31 00:21:08
An official in the Illinois Department of Public Health said that abstinence-only programs are not effective and that students need better sex education in classrooms.... Full Story

Doctors would be allowed to offer treatment to partners Illinois bill would allow expedited partner therapy after STD testing
Date: 2009-07-29 18:29:08
In response to news that STD rates are rising in Illinois, the legislature has passed a bill which would allow for expedited partner therapy (EPT) as a way to counteract the trend. ... Full Story

Increased testing should be a health policy strategy Doctor: Increased STD testing and treatment should be a goal of healthcare
Date: 2009-07-24 22:34:32
In a presentation to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and reporters at National Press Club Wednesday, Dr David H Martin of the New Orleans School of Medicine said that sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise and a program of aggressive STD testing should be a component of American health policy in the future.... Full Story

Sexual health of young Americans in danger CDC: STD rates in young Americans on the rise
Date: 2009-07-17 22:02:03
After several years of improvements in the sexual health of young Americans, the positive trends have flattened or even reversed recently, according to new analysis of the data by the Center for Disease Control.... Full Story

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