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Gonorrhea cases spike in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's reported gonorrhea cases jumped 69 percent last year, prompting...reported Tuesday that 997 cases of genital gonorrhea cases were reported in Alaska in 2009...the biggest single-year increase in gonorrhea cases in Alaska since the 1970s. No...

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News
Interior avoids gonorrhea spike

...FAIRBANKS - Health officials say the Interior is the only region in the state to avoid a large increase in the number of gonorrhea cases. The State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin reports that cases of the sexually transmitted disease dropped in...

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Regional News
Outside editorial: An antibiotic wake-up call

...of antibiotic-resistant diseases, gonorrhea is the one that has most recently captured...that 1.7 percent of certain types of gonorrhea infections show little response to treatment...number has been rising fast. Resistant gonorrhea is 17 times more common than it was just...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-22/outside-editorial-antibiotic-wake-cal
Opinion
Alaska ranks top, near top for 2 sexually transmitted diseases

...ranks first for chlamydia and second for gonorrhea. The information about chlamydia is...national rate, health officials say. Gonorrhea also is on the rise in Alaska - second...there were 1,273 reported cases of gonorrhea in 2010, a 23 percent increase over...

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State
Alaska ranks high in rates of 2 sexual diseases

...among the top 10 in the nation in the rates of two sexually transmitted diseases: gonorrhea and chlamydia. The report Tuesday said 1,006 cases of gonorrhea were reported statewide last year. That's up 70 percent over the year before and...

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Regional News
New Web site will serve rural Alaska teens with STDs

...about sexual diseases at a local clinic will be able to go online to order condoms or home-testing kits for chlamydia and gonorrhea. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is launching a Web site to provide information and services to teens in remote...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/sta_532984193.shtml
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...are on the rise for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV.Susan Jones...need for testing.GonorrheaFor gonorrhea, Alaska ranks third, said Ferguson...it's another sneaky one."With Gonorrhea, it may be asymptomatic or mild...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/alaskans-taking-risks-sex
Local
Alaska health officials see upswing in sexually transmitted diseases in 2002

...The state also reported an upswing in gonorrhea rates, showing 642 cases in 2002, a...catching more cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea. In addition, she said more people...transmitted diseases. She said the numbers for gonorrhea show a increase from last year, but...

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News
Alaska Health Department releases startling STD findings

...many states regarding syphilis, HIV and gonorrhea, Cecere said. According to the 2007 CDC study, Alaska reported a total of 579 gonorrhea cases that year, ranking 24th in the...when it comes to ranking of national gonorrhea rates," Cecere said, adding that Alaska...

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Alaska again No. 1 in U.S. for sexually transmitted disease

...officials can now detect chlamydia and gonorrhea, another STD, using a urine test...a decrease in the number of cases of gonorrhea. There were 573 reported cases in Alaska...Epidemiology. In recent years, the state's gonorrhea rate put Alaska in the middle of the...

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