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Number of sexually transmitted disease cases rises in ND

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sexually transmitted disease cases are on the rise in North Dakota, and people should take precautions, health officials advise.

Cases of gonorrhea and syphilis increased last year, with syphilis increasing from 15 cases to 24, an increa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota seeing big increase in STD cases

December 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Online acquaintances, a changing population and a relaxed view of risks have fueled what officials call an alarming increase in sexually transmitted diseases in South Dakota.
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STDs rise sharply in SD

August 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Safe-sex practices likely in decline, epidemiologist says.
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Gonorrhea cases surge in South Dakota

January 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A state health official said Wednesday he is alarmed by preliminary data showing the number of gonorrhea cases in South Dakota in 2011 surged to its highest level in a generation. Continue Reading

SD gonorrhea rate highest in 25 years

December 27, 2011 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) State health officials say South Dakota has exceeded more than 500 cases of gonorrhea for the first time in 25 years. Continue Reading