Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Teenage American Girls Skanky, Says CDC

A new study by the CDC shows that 1 in 4 teenage American girls are infected with a sexually-transmitted disease - the rate of incidence was even higher amongst black teen females.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) analyzed data from 838 girls which showed that about 25% of them were infected with some STD. HPV (the virus which leads to cervical cancer) led the list, followed closely by chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and herpes. About 1/2 of teenage black girls had at least one STD, while right around 20% of all white and Mexican-American girls were infected.

This is the first study of its kind amongst girls in this age bracket.

The CDC urged all women under 25 to be screened, as well as be immunized against the Human papillomavirus. STDs can lead to fertility issues, and even death.

Skanks.

© C Harris Lynn, 2008

4 comments:

  1. You beat on this by a whole day dude! Still, you are closer to the problem than I am...lol

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  2. We have skanks.

    I'll go get the sticky pads...

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  3. We all have skanks, I think it's just that you have a bigger pool to choose from.

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  4. Hahaha!

    "The Skankpool" could very well be the title for my autobiography.

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