10 states where it’s easiest to catch an STD


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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A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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