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Risky Sex Habits Linked to Early Death, Disability
Fox News ^ | 1-26-05 | Jennifer Warner

Posted on 01/27/2005 6:18:33 AM PST by randog

Risky sexual behavior among Americans is putting the public’s health at risk, according to a new CDC study.

Researchers found that the rates of early death and disability attributed to sexual behavior in the U.S. are triple those of any other industrialized country, and women bear the brunt of this public health burden.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: aids; buttrangers; cancer; cervicalcancer; duh; health; hiv; hivaids; homosexualagenda; hpv; moralabsolutes; riskybehavior; sexhabits
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1 posted on 01/27/2005 6:18:34 AM PST by randog
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To: randog

Other headlines:

Bear Sh*ts in Woods, study says
Hell is Pretty Damn Hot, Say Experts
Pigs Really Can't Fly...


2 posted on 01/27/2005 6:21:29 AM PST by RockinRight (Sanford for President in '08!)
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To: randog
Men accounted for 66 percent of overall deaths attributed to sexual behavior. But researchers say if HIV/AIDS deaths are taken out of that figure then 80 percent of the deaths would be among women, largely due to cervical cancer deaths.

Wasn't the sexual revolution so liberating? Freedom is great when you know that some freedoms are best avoided.

3 posted on 01/27/2005 6:23:29 AM PST by petitfour
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To: randog

My liberal Chicago suburb of Oak Park wants to outlaw smoking in all restaurants because "public health always trumps economic concerns." This is in response to the restaurant and bar owners who are furious, because they will lose the business of smokers. So, if this is true, do liberals support closing down gay bath houses, because "public health always trumps economic concerns?"

Liberals suck.


4 posted on 01/27/2005 6:24:08 AM PST by GianniV
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To: randog

But... DO THEY SMOKE?!?!?


5 posted on 01/27/2005 6:25:44 AM PST by kattracks
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To: randog

It's Reagan's fault.


6 posted on 01/27/2005 6:26:41 AM PST by Rodney King (No, we can't all just get along.)
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To: randog
We need a "SEX TAX" to recover the cost that we are all paying for the risky behavior of a few licentious people.
7 posted on 01/27/2005 6:27:00 AM PST by Falcon4.0
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To: GianniV
To the Oak Park Smoke Nazis:

8 posted on 01/27/2005 6:27:35 AM PST by Mike Bates (Irish Alzheimer's victim: I only remember the grudges.)
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To: randog

translation....don't stick your flashlight into lost mines....


9 posted on 01/27/2005 6:32:11 AM PST by Route101
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To: randog

Abstinence: 1; Sexual promiscuity: 0


10 posted on 01/27/2005 6:32:22 AM PST by mike182d
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To: randog

All this without even attempting to factor in the number of child deaths (abortions) from unwanted pregnancies resulting from some of these same risky practices.


11 posted on 01/27/2005 6:35:03 AM PST by thecanuck
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To: GianniV

So do gay's!


12 posted on 01/27/2005 6:37:53 AM PST by Piquaboy (22 year veteran of the Army, Air Force and Navy, Pray for all our military .)
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To: Mike Bates

Thanks Mike! I don't know if you know much about Oak Park, IL, but it's probably the most liberal place in the US outside of Berkeley, CA. I'd love to post this pic of old Ronnie in every restaurant storefront. Would be hilarious.


13 posted on 01/27/2005 6:38:02 AM PST by GianniV
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To: GianniV

Having lived in Chicago all these many years, I know Oak Park fairly well. It's right down there with the People's Republic of Evanston, IMHO.


14 posted on 01/27/2005 6:43:05 AM PST by Mike Bates (Irish Alzheimer's victim: I only remember the grudges.)
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To: GianniV

"I don't know if you know much about Oak Park, IL, but it's probably the most liberal place in the US outside of Berkeley, CA."

Take heart. I live outside of Madison, WI. "Twenty Square Miles, Surrounded By Reality." An angry blue blotch in an otherwise red state. ;)

We're going through the "ban smoking everywhere" blues here, too. I don't smoke, so I don't really care, but I side with the business owners on this one, for sure.


15 posted on 01/27/2005 6:48:04 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: randog

Can't modern "reporters" dicern the Direct Object from Indirect Object? It is the PEOPLE PERFORMING THE ACTS who are putting others at risk, not the fault of the acts themselves! This is like the "SUV kills" thing that Rush s always yelping about.


16 posted on 01/27/2005 6:49:21 AM PST by 50sDad ( ST3d - Star Trek Tri-D Chess! http://my.oh.voyager.net/~abartmes)
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To: randog
The study showed that sexual behavior accounted for nearly 30,000 deaths and around 20 million adverse health consequences in 1998, such as infertility, abortions, and sexually transmitted infections.

So, abortion is an adverse health consequence. That's certainly a different way to look at it. I'm annoyed by the feminist/homosexual spin on the article though.... If you take out the most serious health risk the HIV/AIDs numbers for men, then mostly women suffer.

17 posted on 01/27/2005 6:50:32 AM PST by Jaded (Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. - Mark Twain)
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To: randog
Risky sexual behavior among Americans is putting the public’s health at risk, according to a new CDC study.

A "NEW" study?

Captain Obvious strikes again.

FMCDH(BITS)

18 posted on 01/27/2005 6:51:56 AM PST by nothingnew (Kerry is gone...perhaps to Lake Woebegone)
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To: Mike Bates; GianniV

Oak Park is the suburb where the PTO's tried to revise the charters of the Cub Scout Packs they sponsored to put an anti-homosexual-disrimination statement in them. Mind you, Cub Scouts are from 1st to 5th grade. I don't know if the PTO's were worried about gay 5th graders or if this referred to the leaders. The Council (Des Plaines Valley Council in La Grange) refused to sign off, National backed them up (of course), and the PTO's refused to re-charter and let their Packs lapse. Most of the kids joined other Packs.

It's worth noting, by the way, that the BSA doesn't discriminate against all homosexuals; just those who are "avowed", by which they mean those who are open about their sexual orientation in public (e.g, around the kids). The concept that their sexual orientation is none of the kids' concern apparently escapes them.


19 posted on 01/27/2005 6:52:12 AM PST by RonF
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To: Mike Bates

Funny - Evanston and Oak Park have the highest percentages of gay residents in all of Illinois. Whoopee!!!!!!!!!


20 posted on 01/27/2005 6:52:48 AM PST by GianniV
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To: randog

They headline it like it is a shock....I guess it might be for those are involved in risky sex habits....it's like DUH!!!


21 posted on 01/27/2005 6:54:22 AM PST by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: randog

"Researchers estimated that more than 2 million years of life were cut short due to premature death and loss of healthy life because of a disability attributable to sexual behavior."

That's okay, I only wanted to live to 1.5 million years anyway.

Speaking of cognitive dissonance, Newsmax's front page headlines, "King says democracy can't work in the Middle East."

Any conflict of interest here?


22 posted on 01/27/2005 6:56:24 AM PST by MikeHu
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To: randog

But not among homosexuals, right? It's just happening to the repressed, unenlightened, straight people, right? Everybody knows that AIDS and rising rates of STDs among gays and minorities is the fault of the current administration.


23 posted on 01/27/2005 6:56:37 AM PST by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: GianniV

What about insurance companies....it is statistically proved that engaging in "risky" lifestyles (smoking, overweight, drugs,) drive up health costs....so companies are saying you smoke you have to go.....what about homosexuals that are involved in "risky lifestyles". Should the same be applied to them? It is proved that it costs more to cover domestic partners, yet county by county city by city they are offering these benefits. It is just wrong.


24 posted on 01/27/2005 6:58:27 AM PST by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: Junior

Wonder how many millions it too to fund this study of the obvious?


25 posted on 01/27/2005 7:00:54 AM PST by cjshapi
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To: cjshapi

Risky sex is dangerous? I guess I need to dismantle the trapeze, then...


26 posted on 01/27/2005 7:05:15 AM PST by Junior (FABRICATI DIEM, PVNC)
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To: petitfour
Freedom from God's laws...isn't freedom... it's death...

Satan's big lie...that rebelling against God's laws is freedom and liberty

This is the kind of 'liberty' promoted by the Godless and idolaters which in reality
leads to no freedom at all...just slavery... slavery to ones lusts, to insanity, to illnesses both in the individual and eventually in cultures made up of such individuals.

The loss of all freedom...and the death of nations...is the price of moral relativism.

This is the kind of 'liberty' promoted by the worshipers of the moon goddess Baal-Ishtar-Isis-Diana..."Lady Liberty"....some of the many aliases of the first rebel as he/she spread his/her religion of 'freedom' throughout the history of mankind...

imo

27 posted on 01/27/2005 7:08:08 AM PST by joesnuffy (Moderate Islam is for dilettantes....)
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To: GianniV

How many gay bath houses are in Oak Park?


28 posted on 01/27/2005 7:08:12 AM PST by Piranha
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To: Junior

Very sharp this morning!


29 posted on 01/27/2005 7:08:32 AM PST by cjshapi
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To: Jaded

I was just about the to make the same comment when I saw your post. So now, all I'll say is "Ditto".


30 posted on 01/27/2005 7:11:55 AM PST by Ohioan from Florida (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.- Edmund Burke)
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To: Mike Bates; GianniV
I know Oak Park fairly well. It's right down there with the People's Republic of Evanston, IMHO.

I know both fairly well, but think that Hyde Park tops either one as a bastion of socialism.

31 posted on 01/27/2005 7:13:34 AM PST by TheRightGuy (ERROR CODE 018974523: Random Tagline Compiler Failure)
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To: joesnuffy

I concur.


32 posted on 01/27/2005 7:15:02 AM PST by petitfour
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To: ThisLittleLightofMine
What about insurance companies....it is statistically proved that engaging in "risky" lifestyles (smoking, overweight, drugs,) drive up health costs....so companies are saying you smoke you have to go.....what about homosexuals that are involved in "risky lifestyles". Should the same be applied to them? It is proved that it costs more to cover domestic partners, yet county by county city by city they are offering these benefits. It is just wrong.

Very true. A few years ago the company I worked at switched insurance companies. We had to fill out some forms for health insurance and it asked about risky behavior outside the workplace. The insurance company considered 'small aircraft pilot' to be risky behavior. I, like you, wonder if homosexuality will now be put on those insurance lists. It should be (although I won't hold my breath waiting).

33 posted on 01/27/2005 7:16:26 AM PST by randog (What the....?!)
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To: randog

It looks like I am going to live for a very very long time.


34 posted on 01/27/2005 7:17:10 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: randog
Not to downplay this, but the number we're talking about here is 30,000 deaths a year. Every year, about 2.4 million Americans die of all causes combined.

That means that sexual behavior is responsible for about 1.25% of all deaths in the US every year. It's not even in the top ten causes of death.

35 posted on 01/27/2005 7:17:17 AM PST by Modernman (What is moral is what you feel good after. - Ernest Hemingway)
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To: RockinRight

In related news...

Rotation of Earth found to be behind appearance of Sun rising in east...


36 posted on 01/27/2005 7:22:26 AM PST by Axenolith (This space for rent...)
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To: MikeHu

LOL I think Old Mad King George said that first....about the colonies we now call the USA. LOL


37 posted on 01/27/2005 7:23:20 AM PST by kalee (A Constitution for Iraq?They can have ours; it worked for 200+years and we're no longer using it.)
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To: TheRightGuy
I know both fairly well, but think that Hyde Park tops either one as a bastion of socialism.

Well, it is the home of Osama Obama.

38 posted on 01/27/2005 7:24:16 AM PST by Mike Bates (Irish Alzheimer's victim: I only remember the grudges.)
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To: randog

You people know everything........


39 posted on 01/27/2005 7:28:39 AM PST by lillybet (Your all right)
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To: MikeHu
That's okay, I only wanted to live to 1.5 million years anyway.

Speaking of cognitive dissonance, Newsmax's front page headlines, "King says democracy can't work in the Middle East."

Any conflict of interest here?

Two good laughs in three lines ... thanks, I need them.

40 posted on 01/27/2005 7:34:24 AM PST by tx_eggman ("All I need to know about Islam I learned on 09/11/01" - Crawdad)
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To: ThisLittleLightofMine
what about homosexuals that are involved in "risky lifestyles".

Why do you think only homosexuals are involved in "risky lifetyles?" There are plenty of straight guys bringing home a different woman every other night.
41 posted on 01/27/2005 7:38:19 AM PST by Quick1
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To: RockinRight

LOL...


42 posted on 01/27/2005 9:38:28 AM PST by MD_Willington_1976
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To: Quick1

I don't think that....did you read my post

What about insurance companies....it is statistically proved that engaging in "risky" lifestyles (smoking, overweight, drugs,) drive up health costs....so companies are saying you smoke you have to go.....what about homosexuals that are involved in "risky lifestyles". Should the same be applied to them? It is proved that it costs more to cover domestic partners, yet county by county city by city they are offering these benefits. It is just wrong.



43 posted on 01/27/2005 3:28:55 PM PST by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...

Researchers found cervical cancer and HIV infection were the leading causes of sexual behavior-related death among women and HIV was the single biggest cause of death among men.

Researchers estimated that more than 2 million years of life were cut short due to premature death and loss of healthy life because of a disability attributable to sexual behavior. That's 6% of the national total of DALYs.

Nearly two-thirds of the health problems caused by sexual behavior were borne by women, who were also most affected by sexual behavior-related disability.

Men accounted for 66% of overall deaths attributed to sexual behavior. But researchers say if HIV/AIDS deaths are taken out of that figure then 80% of the deaths would be among women, largely due to cervical cancer deaths.

Cervical cancer is strongly associated with certain high-risk strains of the human papilloma virus, which is a sexually transmitted infection.


44 posted on 09/20/2005 9:17:43 PM PDT by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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To: Coleus

Great tagline FRiend.


45 posted on 09/20/2005 9:24:16 PM PDT by MattinNJ (Allen/Pawlenty in 08-play the map.)
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To: Coleus

It was noticed that sex... Wait, let me capitalize it. It was noticed that Sex has taken on all attributes of a religion in our society.

Sexual virtues -- i.e. sexy looks and slutty behavior -- are glorified and emulated.

Social norm is organized around it, -- witness contraception, abortion, serial marriage and divorce normalized through the courts.

It is taught in schools, just like religion should.

Suffering induced by sex is seen as necessary and strangely inspiring, -- see the hagiography of the AIDS victims.

Sexual habit, no matter how perverse, is seen as deserving of a protected status given religious denominations.

Sacrifices are given in the name of Sex. Typically it is the children that are sacrificed, although feats such as deliberately seeking an HIV infection are on record as well.

Other religion, -- e.g. Christianity -- is viewed, with horror, as idolatrous denial of the true god of Sex.


46 posted on 09/20/2005 9:48:40 PM PDT by annalex
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To: annalex; thompsonsjkc; odoso; animoveritas; mercygrace; Laissez-faire capitalist; bellevuesbest; ...

Moral Absolutes Ping.

Last Ping'O'the Night! Note Annalex's comment. Couldn't have said it better myself.

I could add just as people sometimes tithe to their church, the religion of Sex requires that we all tithe, in the form of taxes, to pay for abortions, AFDC for illegitimate children, and religion classes/Sex ed in school.

And then the inspirational stories in movies and stupid (excuse me - uplifting) magazines about who's doing who.

Freepmail me if you want on/off this pinglist.

Oh - and the sacrament of Viagra (or has it been taken off the market?).


47 posted on 09/20/2005 10:23:07 PM PDT by little jeremiah (A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, are incompatible with freedom. P. Henry)
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To: RockinRight

"Pigs Really Can't Fly..."

This isn't strictly true...


48 posted on 09/20/2005 10:27:52 PM PDT by Constantine XIII
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To: Coleus
Cervical cancer is strongly associated with certain high-risk strains of the human papilloma virus, which is a sexually transmitted infection.

It is also estimated that 80% of the population has the virus, which in itself is a frightening thought. Though there are so many subtypes, not everyone who has the virus will get cervical cancer.

Do you think in today's sex-ed classes around the country they incorporate these facts? That you can not only get pregnant from sex, AIDS, STD's, but you can also get can CANCER and die?

49 posted on 09/20/2005 10:52:07 PM PDT by cgk (When the BIG ONE wipes out Hollywood can we call it Bush's Fault instead of the San Andreas Fault?)
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To: randog

"Research" such as this is about as edifying as counting out and wrapping all the coins in your loose-change jar; it puts a bounce in your pocket but it is never that surprising that the jar is simply then put back in use.


50 posted on 09/21/2005 12:49:13 AM PDT by Old Professer (Fix the problem, not the blame!)
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