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.
August 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Safe-sex practices likely in decline, epidemiologist says.
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
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
April 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A GOP proposal in Minnesota would require parental consent before minors could seek treatment for pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases or drug and alcohol abuse, undoing a 40-year-old law that lets minors see doctors without letting a parent know. Continue Reading
August 3, 2010 in DL-Online
Chlamydia cases in North Dakota and Minnesota are on the rise, and national numbers have more than doubled in the past 14 years. Continue Reading