Living with Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Carol A. Ford, Elizabeth Shimer Bowers

Living with Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Written by Carol A. Ford, Elizabeth Shimer Bowers
Illustrated by


Living with Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Carol A. Ford, Elizabeth Shimer Bowers

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 types of treatments that are available. 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, syphills, paying for care, and much more.

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184 pages


Carol A. Ford, Elizabeth Shimer Bowers
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Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th September 2009



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