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|All Authors / Contributors:||
David M Haugen; Susan Musser; Michael Chaney
|Description:||130 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1: What contributes to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases? Lack of AIDS awareness in the gay community has led to increases in infection rates / Peter Staley ; The men who want AIDS--and how it improved their lives / Maral Noshad Sharifi ; Binge drinking increases women's risk of contracting an STD / Rick Nauert ; Senior citizens' aging and lack of medical screening may lead to the spread of STDs / Elizabeth Boskey ; The risk of contracting an STD increases with pubic hair removal / Joseph M. Mercola --
Ch. 2: What education programs address the spread of STDs? Comprehensive sex education helps to prevent the spread of STDs / Harvey V. Fineberg ; Abstinence-only sex education helps to prevent the spread of STDs / Christine Kim and Robert Rector ; Schools ignore the value of abstinence and restraint by giving condoms to students / Christopher Paslay ; Virginity pledges work for some teens / Steven Martino ; Virginity pledges do not help reduce the spread of STDs / Dudley Barlow --
Ch. 3: Would government regulation reduce STD infection rates? Mandatory STD testing would reduce infection rates / Rosa Freedman ; Removing the stigma attached to STDs would reduce infection rates / Emily McCombs ; Governments should mandate the HPV vaccine / Amanda Marcotte ; Legalizing prostitution would reduce the spread of STDs / Alison Bass ; Legalizing and regulating prostitution would increase the spread of STDs / Marina Adshade.
|Series Title:||Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.|
|Responsibility:||David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Michael Chaney, book editors.|
"This title explores many aspects of sexually transmitted diseases, including what contributes to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, what education programs address the spread of STDs, and whether government regulation would reduce STD infection rates"--