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2019-10-10 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-10 07:05|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [336 views ]  Top

#1 Any mention of demographics or potential immigration impacts goes conveniently unmentioned in the BGR article or the CDC report.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-10 07:11||   2019-10-10 07:11|| Front Page Top

#2 Or sexual proclivities of the infected
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-10 07:19||   2019-10-10 07:19|| Front Page Top

#3 syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia...

They forgot debt.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-10 07:58||   2019-10-10 07:58|| Front Page Top

#4 How's those LGQTDBDSYPHILUS rights workin out for ya?
Posted by Phaick Uneretle6310 2019-10-10 08:56||   2019-10-10 08:56|| Front Page Top

#5  Statistics/graphic are alarming.

Farmers causing the problems?
Posted by JohnQC 2019-10-10 09:54||   2019-10-10 09:54|| Front Page Top

#6 Of course, you have to go to the actual tables in the report which disaggregate by ethnicity to get the numbers that reveal the real story - a sample:
SYPHILIS - Incidence per 100,000
Males in age brackets 20-24, 25-29, 30-34:
Posted by Lex 2019-10-10 10:03||   2019-10-10 10:03|| Front Page Top

#7 What's the rate for gay males?
Too bad they didn't collect that data. Probably tells the other half (in addition to ethnicity) of the story.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-10 10:06||   2019-10-10 10:06|| Front Page Top

#8 Actually... given that the rate of infection for males in each age/ethnicity cohort is many times higher than for females in each cohort, the data released by CDC point to a good hypothesis as to what's driving this: unprotected sex among young black and Hispanic gay males.

Surprise, surprise.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-10 10:11||   2019-10-10 10:11|| Front Page Top

#9 One more thing those 18-26 year-olds still on the parents' health care plan are "contributing" to the economy.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-10 10:12||   2019-10-10 10:12|| Front Page Top

#10 #7 - see my #2 comment. IIUC, the medical control of HIV and AIDS has led back to high-risk meth parties with bareback (unprotected) practices
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-10 10:31||   2019-10-10 10:31|| Front Page Top

#11 I remember the saying from the late 1960s or early 1970s: "If it feels good, do it."

Maybe not such a good idea; STDs, unwanted pregnancies and abortions.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-10-10 10:58||   2019-10-10 10:58|| Front Page Top

Posted by Hupuse Claigum8122 2019-10-10 12:07||   2019-10-10 12:07|| Front Page Top

#13 And here all those girls thought the pill was so liberating.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-10-10 12:38||   2019-10-10 12:38|| Front Page Top

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