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10 states where it’s easiest to catch an STD

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Although millions of dollars are spent each year to promote safe sex, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the country. According to the CDC, individuals between the ages of 15 and 24 represent half of the new STD cases. Women under 25 are recommended to be tested for chlamydia every year.

The STDs that are most common includes chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Consistent condom use and practicing monogamy can decrease the likelihood of catching an STD.

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4 Comments

  1. Utiboo on May 19, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    A majority of these states are in the south, where they believe “abstinence only” will suffice. Proper sex education is vital.

    • tbaby on May 19, 2014 at 11:54 pm

      Good point..

      • Rock on May 20, 2014 at 2:31 am

        If Georgia is #1 in syphillis than that should put it at #1 collectively if I understand it correctly Syphillis is the disease that makes one more susectable to HIV/AIDS, whereas Clymidia and Gonoriha are not such.

  2. Stayce~Michelle on May 21, 2014 at 9:48 am

    I KNEW IT!!! Gotta get the hell out of dodge!!