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Sexually transmitted diseases

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: Contemporary issues companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays describe a variety of sexually transmitted diseases, document their impact and risks, and discuss prevention and treatment methods.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 0737708360 9780737708363 0737708379 9780737708370
OCLC Number: 49902813
Description: 172 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The silent STD epidemic: An overview / Susand Burner Bankowski and Brandon Bankowski --
Chlamydia: The most common bacterial STD / John S. Williamson and Christy M. Wyandt --
Gonorrhea: A resistant bacterium / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases --
Syphilis: A dangerous mimic / Lisa Marr --
The Global HIV and AIDS epidemic / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention --
The relationship between human Papillomaviruses and Cancer / National Cancer Institute. The impact of sexually transmitted diseases: An overview / American Social Health Association --
Underestimating the risk of STDs / The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation --
The economic price of STDs / David Anderson --
The problem of STDs among adolescents and young adults / Sue Alford and Gary Linnen --
STDs can harm babies / Lorie A. Parch --
Women who have sex with women are at risk for STDs / Greta R. Bauer and Seth L. Welles --
The legal implications of STDs / Kim Pittuway. The debate over STD prevention strategies / Gracie S. Hsu --
Condoms offer protection against STDs / Willard Cates, Jr.--
Condoms do not protect against STDs / Medical letter on the CDC & FDA --
Abstinence education can prevent STDs in adolescents / Catherine Edwards --
The relationship between beer taxes and gonorrhea rates / Ken Ringle --
Using gthe internet to prevent the spread of STDs / Lee Condon --
Stamping out Syphillis / Kathleen Fackelmann. Workplace strategies to combat STDs / Helen Lippman --
Stress reduction may control the recurrence of Genital Herpes / Martin Kohl --
Cornering a killer / Jonathan Fahey --
Uncovering the silent suffering of a teen with Chlamydia / Sheri Fink --
A young woman learns to live with Genital Herpes / Holly Becker --
Six dancers living with AIDS / Wendy Perron --
Women helping others cope with incurable STDs / Leilani Lafaurie --
An upscale call girl speaks out on safe sex / Tracy Quan. The Disease Intervention Specialist: Fighting the war against STDs / Sam Stall.
Series Title: Contemporary issues companion.
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.
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Essays describe a variety of sexually transmitted diseases, document their impact and risks, and discuss prevention and treatment methods.

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