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Are Hook Up Apps to Blame For Rise in STDs?


By Diamond 11:35 pm May 27, 2015 A new report from the Rhode Island Department of Health links an uptick in STD cases to the use of social media hook up apps such as Tinder. According to the report, the number of infectious syphilis cases increased by 79%, gonorrhea cases increased by 30% and the […]

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Ohio Health Program Lets Teens Teach Their Peers About Sex

In Cleveland, Ohio a unique sex education program allows high schoolers to teach their peers about sexual health; in the hopes of combating the area’s rising rates of STD infections in teens.

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Proposed North Carolina Law Forces Teens to Get Notarized Parental Consent for STD Testing

A proposed law moving through the N. Carolina legislature requires teens to get notarized parental consent to access testing and treatment for STDs, pregnancy, mental health, and substance abuse.

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Condom Dispensers Installed in Philly Schools

Condom dispensers have been placed in Philly schools with high rates of sexually transmitted infections. Is this a good idea?WIll it curb STD infenction rates amongst students?

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