Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidance developed for providing quality STD care

(HealthDay)—In a report published in the Jan. 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, recommendations are presented for providing quality sexually transmitted ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Primary care doctors 'not doing enough' to curb STDs

Julie Lopez, 21, has been tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases since she was a teenager. But when Lopez first asked her primary care doctor about screening, he reacted with surprise, she said.

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Young offenders exhibit disastrous health profiles

Young people serving time in youth detention or serving community-based orders have extremely high rates of substance dependence, poor mental health and engage in risky sexual behaviour, a new study has found.

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