HONOLULU (AP) — An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in Hawaii to the highest numbers reported in decades can be linked to the prevalence of online dating, officials said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The number of babies born with syphilis in Louisiana fell 22% last year, while national numbers rose 40%.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of cases of three major sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a 30-year high in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah County health officials say sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in the region for at least the fifth year in a row.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — As the first former University of Kansas football player to come out as gay, Brad Thorson knows that talking about sex can be awkward and intimidating.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The number of sexually transmitted diseases is on the rise in South Carolina.
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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A jump in reports of sexually transmitted diseases in Idaho has health experts worried.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday.
More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2017, a 45 percent increase from five years ago, according to data released by the California Department of Public Health.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are urging Indiana residents to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases as the nation marks STD Awareness Month during April.
The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are of particular concern in the state. Indiana has nearly 31,000 cases of chlamydia, 9,500 cases of gonorrhea and 800 cases of primary and secondary syphilis reported in 2016.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's recent outbreak of chlamydia and gonorrhea is likely to place it in the top tier of national rankings for the two sexually transmitted diseases, a state public health nurse said.
Susan Jones, manager of the state HIV/STD program, said Alaska will likely be in the first- or second-place spot for both of the diseases, which continues the state's trend of leading the nation in outbreaks, the Peninsula Clarion reported .
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A big jump in cases of sexually transmitted diseases in central Oregon is causing concern and testing health agencies with fewer resources, according to health officials across multiple counties.
MIAMI (AP) — Ten members of the U.S. Senate have asked the State Department to pressure the Haitian government into closing an orphanage where several children being adopted by American families have been victims of alleged sexual abuse.
The letter said "multiple" children at the Foyer Notre Dame de la Nativite orphanage on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince tested positive for the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia and reported that they had been victims of abuse.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin saw an increase of about 13 percent in reported chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in 2016, according to a report from the state Department of Health Services.
Brandon Kufalk, a public health educator with the agency's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Section, told Wisconsin Public Radio that the increase may be due to more testing.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sexually transmitted diseases have increased across the U.S. for a third consecutive year and Louisiana ranked second-highest for each of the three STDs measured.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials say cases of sexually transmitted disease in the state are at a 10-year high.
State Department of Health data released to The Providence Journal show chlamydia cases have risen 55 percent from 2007, gonorrhea cases are up 78 percent and syphilis cases have more than tripled.
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases.
More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh), gonorrhea (gah-nuh-REE'-uh) and syphilis were reported in the United States last year — the most ever.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials say there were six times as many gonorrhea cases in 2016 than in 2012.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Monday (http://bit.ly/2oUz0aa ) that a press release by the Wyoming Health Department said while the rates for other sexual transmitted diseases such as chlamydia and syphilis have risen, gonorrhea has affected young people the most.