Archive for March 24th, 2008

STDs Rising Among American Teenage Girls

A recent study by the United States Center for Disease Control shows that there are more than three million teenage girls who are infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD), making one in every four female teenagers currently infected. What is more alarming is that the most common diseases found in these teens are also the most harmful. This report published on early March 2008 at a convention in Chicago has caused alarm for health workers and STD prevention advocates.According to the re…