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  1. CDC Sees 'Alarming' Increase in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    "Certainly, this is the first time since 2006 that all three of our notifiable sexually transmitted diseases have increased, [and] some of the increases are quite alarming," reports Dr. Gail Bolan, Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC.

  2. Fewer U.S. Women of Reproductive Age Were Uninsured in 2014

    The percentage of women of reproductive age who were uninsured dropped sharply between 2013 and 2014, the first full year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  3. 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines Materials Now Available

    In June, the CDC published its updated Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. CDC has developed several resources for clinicians based on the Guidelines including a wall chart, pocket guide and treatment mobile app.

  4. The Role of Behavioral Counseling in Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention

    A new study, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, reviewed analyses of existing behavioral counseling interventions that could be feasible in clinical settings, and found that behavioral counseling would likely benefit clinic patients.

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December 2015

Updates to the United States Preventive Services Task Force Chlamydia Screening Guidelines: A Delicate Balance Between Evidence and Action - Commentary by Joan M. Chow, MPH, DrPH

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Twenty percent of untreated chlamydia infections lead to pelvic inflammatory disease.
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