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STDs in the United States : A Reference Handbook - by David Newton (Hardcover)

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Newton, an author of textbooks, encyclopedias, and other educational materials, provides a handbook of information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and infections in the US, focusing on their role in society, their relationship to societal norms, their influence on public health, associated economic complications, political factors involved in their understanding and treatment, and other social and cultural issues. The handbook describes the history of STDs, specific types, diagnosis and treatment, vaccines, and key issues related to gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease, HIV, hepatitis, herpes, and emerging sexually transmitted diseases, along with profiles of key individuals and organizations and important data and documents, as well as essays by individuals on syringe access and HIV, expedited partner therapy, using public transportation to increase awareness of syphilis and the human papillomavirus vaccine, STD stigma, pregnancy, and HIV and condom negotiation. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 350
Genre: Social Science, Health + Wellness
Series Title: Contemporary World Issues
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: David Newton
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 2018
TCIN: 53646272
UPC: 9781440858574
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-9315
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