The occurrence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) is widespread throughout the country, with approximately 65 million Americans living with an incurable STD. About 15 million additional cases occur each year. At some point in their lives, at least 1 in 4 Americans will contract an STD. Direct and indirect health care costs resulting from this problem are believed to be in the billions of dollars.

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Articles

HPV Vaccine Recommended for Young Women Ages 9 to 26
August 28, 2007

Get Yourself Tested for STDs
April 4, 2011

Links

CDC Prevention Guidelines

CT Dept of Public Health STD Program

About.com Women's Health