- HIV and AIDS Prevention
- Chlamydia (ASHASTD.org)
Provides answers to frequently asked questions. 7-04
- Chlamydia (NIAID)
"Chlamydial ('kla-MID-ee-uhl') infection is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI), which is caused by a bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis. You can get genital chlamydial infection during oral, vaginal, or anal sexual contact with an infected partner. It can cause serious problems in men and women as well as in newborn babies of infected mothers."
"Chlamydial infection is one of the most widespread bacterial STIs in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 4 million people are infected each year. Health economists estimate that chlamydial infections and the other problems they cause cost Americans more than $2 billion a year." Some visitors are looking for a disease or STD. 10-10
- Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CNN News)
"Neither the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nor the American Social Health Association has a list of STDs you should get tested for when you're about to have sex for the first time with someone. However, after discussion with various STD experts, here's a list of tests many doctors recommend."
"They can be a starting point for a discussion with your doctor. The CDC has a list of clinics that offer testing for STDs by ZIP code." 05-11
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) (Healthopedia.com)
Provides detailed information, listed by condition. 8-04
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Seniors (Time.com)
" 'It used to be that you encourage parents to talk to their kids," says Lee, "but now we're encouraging kids to talk to their parents ó and grandparents.' " 07-08
- Study: In Developing Countries, HIV Seems Related to Education More than Promiscuity (MSNBC News)
"In the first comprehensive global study of sexual behavior, British researchers found that people arenít losing their virginity at ever younger ages, married people have the most sex, and there is no firm link between promiscuity and sexually transmitted diseases." 07-06