Why Are STDs Running Rampant In The Deep South?

Published: February 13, 2015

Graham Gremore
Original Article:  bit.ly/1MkibZq

Boys, if you’re planning on traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this month, be smart about it.

According to recently released  figures from the Centers for Disease Control, Louisiana has the second highest rate of STDs in the nation, with fifty percent of new infections occurring between the ages of 15-24.

“If you are a sexually active man who is gay, bisexual, or has sex with men, you should request tests for syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV at least once a year,” the CDC recommended. “More frequent STD testing is recommended if you are a pregnant woman, you should request for men at high risk.”

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