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Old 05-11-2014, 02:34 PM   #519
Crash the plane HOGAN!!!

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Originally Posted by manchambo View Post
That's only one type of std, genius.

"Today, at the National STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data that underscore the nationís ongoing struggle to halt the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States (U.S.). The data indicate that rates of HIV infection among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are more than 44 times higher than rates among heterosexual men and more than 40 times higher than women. Rates of syphilis, an STD that can facilitate HIV infection and if left untreated, may lead to sight loss and severe damage to the nervous system, are reported to be more than 46 times higher among gay men and other MSM than among heterosexual men and more than 71 times higher than among women."

But, but, but..........

EDIT: and the ECONOMIC BURDEN that these diseases carry. But yes, let's C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E Micheal Sam.........

"The total estimated burden of the nine million new cases of these STDs that occurred among 15-24-year-olds in 2000 was $6.5 billion (in year 2000 dollars). Viral STDs accounted for 94% of the total burden ($6.2 billion), and nonviral STDs accounted for 6% of the total burden ($0.4 billion). HIV and HPV were by far the most costly STDs in terms of total estimated direct medical costs, accounting for 90% of the total burden ($5.9 billion)"

But that's what OBAMA CARE is for right?

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