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Alaska ranks top, near top for 2 sexually transmitted diseases

...The information about chlamydia is not surprising. Alaska has ranked first every year since 2000 for that sexually transmitted disease. In 2010, health officials say Alaska's rate was again highest in the country with 6,026 reported cases...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-04/alaska-ranks-top-near-top-2-sexually-tr
State
Vaccination fees waived in August

...between the ages of 11 and 26. It protects against the four most common strains of HPV, an "extremely common" sexually transmitted disease which can lead to genital warts and several types of cancer. Come October, Rezendes said, flu shots will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/vaccination-fees-waived-august
Local
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...encounter with a seasonal worker from a cruise ship, he said, he noticed symptoms he thought might indicate a sexually transmitted disease. He said he generally gets tested at least twice a year, or if he notices symptoms."We hooked up and I...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/alaskans-taking-risks-sex
Local
Alaska again No. 1 in U.S. for sexually transmitted disease

ANCHORAGE - Alaska is ranked highest in the nation for infection from the sexually-transmitted disease chlamydia. The state received reports of 3,900 chlamydia cases in 2003, the most recent year for which information has been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070704/sta_stds.shtml
News
Condoms shouldn't be locked up in stores

...I loved Korry Keeker's column in the June 22 Hooligan. We at Shanti of Southeast Alaska, HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted disease educators, couldn't agree more with the need for making condoms more accessible. That's why we put buckets...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062706/let_20060627016.shtml
Opinion
Alaska health officials see upswing in sexually transmitted diseases in 2002

...said 3,805 cases of the sexually transmitted disease were reported in Alaska...determines if a person has a sexually transmitted disease," Bell said. "It's...come into contact with sexually transmitted disease," she said. Timothy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080703/sta_stds.shtml
News
Abstinence works, not mixed messages

...Abstinence is the only approach to sexual activity that works flawlessly every time it is tried - no pregnancy, no sexually transmitted disease or any of the other problems associated with promiscuous sex. What doesn't work is mixing abstinence and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031406/let_20060314020.shtml
Opinion
Abusive MySpace page draws principal's lawsuit

...that a fake MySpace page appeared in her name - a page depicting the principal as a drug-using racist with a sexually transmitted disease who insults disabled students and likes books about pornography, anarchy and the Ku Klux Klan. Among the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040709/sta_426733617.shtml
Interior avoids gonorrhea spike

...increase in the number of gonorrhea cases. The State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin reports that cases of the sexually transmitted disease dropped in the Interior - from 76 in 2008 to 75 in 2009. The rates doubled or tripled elsewhere as the state...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071310/reg_675336598.shtml
Regional News
It's time to end Planned Parenthood

...offering no alternative to abortion. In spite of the organization's alleged objective information, the sexually-transmitted-disease rate in our teens and young adults is higher than at any other time in the nation's history. Planned Parenthood...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032206/let_20060322002.shtml
Opinion

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