Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737719765
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 6/15/2007
  • Series: At Issue Series: Health
  • Pages: 104
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States: An Overview$dGuttmacher Institute     10
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are a Moral Problem   Karen Testerman     15
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are an International Public Health Crisis   Gina A. Dallabetta   Mary Lyn Field   Marie Laga   Q. Monir Islam     23
HIV Infections Among African American Women Is a Serious Problem   Jon Cohen     29
Methamphetamine Use Is Increasing the Spread of HIV   David Boddiger     37
Condoms Prevent the Spread of AIDS   M. Monica Sweeney   Rita Kirwan Grisman     43
Condoms Do Not Prevent the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases   Steve Cable     47
America's Plan to Fight AIDS in Africa Is Hypocritical   Sanjay Basu     52
Young People Must Be Educated About AIDS   Steve Berry     58
Abstinence-Only Education Is Effective   Janice Shaw Crouse     68
Abstinence-Only Education Is a Failure   Susan Hunter     72
The HPV Vaccine Is Safe and Effective$dCenters for Disease Control     77
The HPV Vaccine Should Not Be Made Mandatory   Moira Gaul     86
Organizations toContact     90
Bibliography     95
Index     101
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