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Gonorrhea, Syphilis Regain Traction
in U.S., CDC Reports

Bloomberg News, by Elizabeth Lopatto

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 1/8/2014 3:42:34 PM

Gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise in the U.S., mostly in men who have sex with men, a trend the government said is linked to inadequate testing among people stymied by homophobia and limited access to health care. The rate of new gonorrhea cases rose 4 percent in 2012 from the year before, while syphilis jumped 11 percent, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today in a report. Rates for chlamydia, the most common of the bacterial sexually transmitted diseases, gained less than 1 percent.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/8/2014 3:53:39 PM     (No. 9684720)

Will people who have the misfortune of being overweight STILL be the ones that other Americans look down on, and get healthcare begrudgingly while this crap behavior is condoned and willingly treated with NO problem?
How many ostracize the smokers?
Time for Smokers´ Pride floats at the Rose Bowl Parade?
How about a FU Float for Fatties United ?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kdog, 1/8/2014 4:04:31 PM     (No. 9684739)

..."mostly in men who have sex with men, a trend the government said is linked to inadequate testing among people stymied by homophobia and limited access to health care"

Wonder if there is any link to having unprotected homosexual sex?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 1/8/2014 4:09:20 PM     (No. 9684748)

Notice that the tone of the article blames ´homophobia´ and lack of access to health care as the causes of the increase and not unprotected anal sex with multiple partners.

Political correctness deems gay sex is wonderful while cigarette smokers are on a par with child molesters.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/8/2014 4:19:45 PM     (No. 9684764)

Sorry if I offend anyone. My posts have been deleted on other sites for using common sense in debates on this topic, but if you view the make rectum as a sex organ, not only are you engaging in an unsanitary, unhygienic and dangerous practice, there is also something mentally wrong with you. Doesn´t make them bad people, but they just ain´t right.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 1/8/2014 4:39:04 PM     (No. 9684804)

Between the sexual deviants and illegal aliens they will set back this country by decades by the increase of diseases that were completely erradicated or greatly diminished. There is a rise in TB, measles, dengue fever and the infestation of bedbugs, etc. Thank you leftists everywhere. s/o They are always absolved and never blamed for the ills they are causing to our society.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 1/8/2014 4:51:50 PM     (No. 9684821)

#4 - I´m with you. Someone just isn´t wired right if they can pull out the dipstick with it looking like the oil hasn´t been changed for 50,000 miles and think it´s normal!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/8/2014 5:01:03 PM     (No. 9684837)

Thanks #6, that stuff will mess up your crankcase for sure.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: f64, 1/8/2014 5:28:33 PM     (No. 9684868)

Silly me, I should have read the article then I would have known it was about STDs. I thought it was about the top names for boy and girl babies in 2013.

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