Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea presents a looming public health crisis that could be prevented.
As STD clinics, I believe we should take President Obama’s words to heart when we consider our leadership role in STD prevention: “We are the change we have been waiting for.”
While we await the expected and demonstrated good news of few cervical and other cancer deaths among person immunized against HPV, a recent study from Denmark already shows us that vaccination can significantly reduce genital warts.
If the family planning infrastructure of our nation is obliterated by the current strains of extremism, we’ll see not only more unintended pregnancies and abortions, but also a big rise in STDs.
As a new case of HIV is discovered in an adult film industry worker, the National Coalition of STD Directors calls for new regulations–and greater enforcement–of prevention efforts.