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Teens, young women at highest risk from chlamydia, most commonly reported infection in county

Original post made on Aug 14, 2008

In school, Julia Ransohoff learned about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and got a bit lost. "It seemed like a barrage of diseases that are out there, and I think people kind of got confused among the different ones," says Ms. Ransohoff, now entering her senior year at Menlo-Atherton High School.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Brian
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Aug 14, 2008 at 2:11 am

An excellent article on a very important health topic. I hope young people, especially young women, and their parents and educators are paying attention. Yearly screening is necessary to prevent the damage from this silent, easily curable infection.


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Posted by 1550
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on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:23 am

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Posted by Latraya
a resident of another community
on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm

I like this site. i am using it for a report at school. it was really helpful!! i am a virgin but i do know some friends that are having sex. How do i tell them the risk of geting this diseas?? i dont want them to get mad at me. so if u can give me some ideas that would be really nice. my email is latray15@gmail.com


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