Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Sexual Fidelity as Public Health Measure

8/28/18 CNN:
Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have climbed for the fourth consecutive year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington.
Last year, nearly 2.3 million US cases of these sexually transmitted diseases were diagnosed, according to preliminary data.
That's the highest number ever reported nationwide, breaking the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the CDC.
Hint: change sexual partners less often than cellphones and the public health risks fall dramatically.   STD rates increase with the square of the number of different contacts per period of time.   A

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