eBook Living with Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 1st Edition

  • Carol A. Ford
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  • ISBN-10: 1438119119
  • ISBN-13: 9781438119113
  • DDC: 616.95
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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Overview

A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is an infection that is passed from one person to another through sexual contact. It is estimated that 15.3 million new cases of STDs take place every year in the U.S., and rates of STDs are particularly high among teenagers and young adults.

Living with Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides all the information teens need to understand this sensitive topic, including conditions, causes, prevention, and available treatments. Helpful sidebars, appendixes, and further reading guide additional exploration, and real-life examples throughout the book illustrate the impact of living with an STD. This informative new guide includes up-to-date information on chlamydia, hepatitis, syphilis, paying for care, and much more.