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Alaska health officials see upswing in sexually transmitted diseases in 2002 nurse at the Juneau Public Health, said the clinic screens up to 100 patients a month for a variety of sexually transmitted diseases. "I've probably only seen in this clinic about 60 percent of the (chlamydia) positives in this community...
Alaska ranks top, near top for 2 sexually transmitted diseases

ANCHORAGE - Alaska again is ranked either first or near the top for two sexually transmitted diseases despite increased efforts to control the epidemics, according to state public health officials. Health officials said Tuesday...
Bethel school-based health center proposed

...KYUK reported."That could be anything from sports physicals to talking about reproductive health, to sexually transmitted diseases, to the common cold, all of those different things," schools Superintendent Jacob Jensen said. "While...
Health care providers weigh in on Medicaid expansion nothing at all. Planned Parenthood offers cervical cancer screenings, birth control and screenings for sexually transmitted diseases on a sliding scale that depends on the patient's income and household size. Glundberg said the clinic is...
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Little League to introduce drug education

...American adults ranked steroid use among adolescents as less of a problem than alcohol, bullying, marijuana and sexually transmitted diseases.The survey of 1,002 adults conducted by The Gallup Organization last fall found that 97 percent of the...
Mizzou AD Alden ejects Antlers student fan group, including a half-dozen sexually suggestive chants, as well as jokes about abortion, masturbation, sexually transmitted diseases, animal cruelty and the deadly typhoon in the Philippines. During an opponent's free throw attempt in...
Rate of AIDS growing for Alaska Natives

...gradually has increased since 1997. Alison Bell, a medical epidemiologist specializing in HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, said one reason for the increase could be that more Alaska Natives are being tested for the disease. On...
Around town

...Staying Negative in a Positive World,'' 7 p.m., JDHS library. What parents need to know about sexually transmitted diseases. All welcome. Call 463-1940. Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m...
Problems with Preven

...depend on this emergency protective method instead of practicing safe sex. It does not protect them from sexually transmitted diseases. I know that STDs is one of the Teen Health Center's major concerns. I am concerned about the longterm...
Abstinence is not the solution

...the likelihood not only of abortion but of sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. By contrast, countries...Europe, have the lowest rates of abortion and sexually transmitted diseases. Pro-lifers wish to deny counseling and...


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