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STDs on the Rise Among the Elderly

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STDs on the Rise Among the Elderly

By David Mittleman

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STDs on the Rise Among Seniors

Earlier this week I talked about teenagers not being honest with their doctors about their sexual behaviors. However, another epidemic is striking the U.S., as the rate of STDs is on steep incline for senior citizens. That’s right, 50 to 90-year-old individuals have experienced double the rate of STDs in the past decade, and experts want to know why so they can help to stem the problem. First, about 80% of seniors are sexually active, despite stereotypes that the libido dies after 50. Furthermore, the baby boomers …read more

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