Teen STD cases raise health, financia...

Teen STD cases raise health, financial concerns for nation

There are 2 comments on the The Tennessean Nashville News story from Jun 7, 2010, titled Teen STD cases raise health, financial concerns for nation. In it, The Tennessean Nashville News reports that:

Teenagers have more cases of sexually transmitted disease than any other age group, a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows.

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Charlotte

Chicago, IL

#1 Jun 7, 2010
there are some diseases, though, that health departments don't offer free testing for. Otherwise, though, free testing is a great thing--but the most important thing is to know your status. check out http://www.getstdtested.com for more information about testing, diseases, and prevention.
stats

United States

#2 Jun 7, 2010
Blacks have a higher HIV incidence rate than any other race-12.5-13% of the US Pop.,,yet responsible for 49-50% of all documented HIV cases.

(source CDC) data last modified 2009

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/aa/resources/fa...

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