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EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

March 15, 2019

People ages 15–24 are at a much higher risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections than older adults and acquire half of all new STIs, according to the Center for Disease Control. Testing, diagno...

Laws discriminating against transgenders will not be tolerated

By Editorial Board

April 13, 2015

Prior to rewrites and amendments, the recent religious freedom laws enacted in Indiana and Arkansas posed a real threat to the LGBTQ community. The legislation essentially legalized discrimination on the basis of religious beliefs. Though the appropriate changes were made following intense backlash, the fight for equality and human rights continues as more than six states move forward with bills that discriminate against the t...

Improved HPV vaccine protects against 9 types of the virus

HPV Vaccine

By Associate Editor

March 30, 2015

In an effort to reduce sexually transmitted infections among young people, scientists in London have developed a new human papilloma virus vaccine that inoculates people against nine strains of the vi...


Chlamydia infection most common among young people, women

November 17, 2014

According to the Sept. 26 edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, an estimated 1.8 million people in the U.S. have chlamydia, with females a...

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