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Millennials arenít wearing condoms anymore [because of HPV vaccine and anti-HIV meds]
New York Post ^ | November 2, 2016 | Christian Gollayan

Posted on 11/03/2016 8:59:39 PM PDT by grundle

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a recent spike in STIs such as chlamydia (up nearly 6 percent since 2014), gonorrhea (up nearly 13 percent) and syphilis (up 19 percent) among young people.

A 2015 CDC study found that condom use among sexually active high schoolers dropped from 63 percent in 2003 to 57 percent in 2015. A study that same year by Skyn condoms found that 48 percent of millennials use condoms “never” or “rarely.”

Gay men such as Ben, a 29-year-old designer based in Hell’s Kitchen, say the rise of PrEP — a pill that helps prevent HIV infection — coupled with the fact that young gay men didn’t live through the AIDS epidemic of the ’80s, has made his peers more nonchalant about STIs and less inclined to use condoms.

Similarly, women sometimes believe that because they’ve received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, they too are less at risk.

“There’s a kind of [mindset] that PrEP protects you from HIV, and other [STIs] are curable,” says Ben, who didn’t want to use his last name for professional reasons. “I feel like a lot of gays here don’t use condoms . . . even though that’s not my thing.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: hiv; infection; std
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1 posted on 11/03/2016 8:59:39 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Darwin still rules.


2 posted on 11/03/2016 9:03:48 PM PDT by DOC44 (Have gun will travel.)
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To: grundle

Need more condom edumacation in gubmint skools.


3 posted on 11/03/2016 9:04:02 PM PDT by sagar
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To: grundle

Idiots.

Particularly because these young people seem to be more promiscuous 10 people of an older age.


4 posted on 11/03/2016 9:06:58 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (May God Bless the U.S.A. (Trump: I will bear the slings and arrows for you, the American people))
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To: DOC44

Nothing Darwinistic about it. Consequences of sin.


5 posted on 11/03/2016 9:07:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: grundle

A 29 year old designer named Ben, who is gay, didn’t want his last name used for professional reasons???

A designer dude in New York city is afraid somebody will find out he’s gay and discriminate against him??? Really????


6 posted on 11/03/2016 9:10:00 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: grundle
10 -- than Auto-correct is a double-edged sword! 😉
7 posted on 11/03/2016 9:10:36 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (May God Bless the U.S.A. (Trump: I will bear the slings and arrows for you, the American people))
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To: grundle
How does one “wear” a condom? As a balloon, as an earring, cuff link, how? I think the term is “use.”
8 posted on 11/03/2016 9:11:41 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: grundle

Will Hillary bring this up in her next 15 minute rally?


9 posted on 11/03/2016 9:12:06 PM PDT by Pence_Dispenser
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To: grundle

I’ll bet the numbers on homosexually-related infections and diseases is FAR worse than reported.


10 posted on 11/03/2016 9:13:04 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Unsecured email ALONE renders hilLIAR INcompetent to be CIC . . .)
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To: grundle

bookmark


11 posted on 11/03/2016 9:22:03 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Dilbert San Diego
What does this remind me of?

Oh, yes, this stuff.

12 posted on 11/03/2016 9:26:56 PM PDT by thulldud
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To: Olog-hai

One of Darwin’s selective forces it STUPIDITY. If not for modern meds Darwin would have taken out these kind of folks out of the gene pool some time ago.


13 posted on 11/03/2016 9:47:32 PM PDT by DOC44 (Have gun will travel.)
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To: DOC44

Consequences of sin. Darwin had no concept of aught beyond the material universe. His musings omit free will on the part of humanity.


14 posted on 11/03/2016 9:53:19 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: grundle

All that promiscuity created the perfect environment to vector microbes and viruses, and I’ve got news for them. It still does. Keep it up, it’s just a matter of time before some new, evil thing pops out of that nasty petri dish. Genital or oral MRSA couldn’t be much fun, I wouldn’t imagine.


15 posted on 11/03/2016 9:55:04 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: grundle
>> Gay men Queer filth, such as Ben...
16 posted on 11/03/2016 9:57:41 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Crooked Hillary is Goin' down!)
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To: sagar

LOL!


17 posted on 11/03/2016 10:07:15 PM PDT by Pinkbell ((http://dtforpres.blogspot.com/2016/10/questions-about-sexual-assault.html))
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To: grundle

There are a lot of things I just don’t care about. This is one.


18 posted on 11/03/2016 10:32:20 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Pence_Dispenser

She has her own dripping Wiener problem.


19 posted on 11/03/2016 10:37:26 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Hillary Clinton AKA The Potemkin Princess of the Potomac)
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To: DOC44

To be blunt, I believe that these fools are just setting themselves up for removal if they keep this up. AIDS kills either way and HIV can last for only so long. I am certain that these kids have all sorts of diseases incubating in their nervous systems and it’s just a matter of time until the disease flares up. Meanwhile, they’ll pass it to their future spouses and kids in the womb.


20 posted on 11/03/2016 11:52:38 PM PDT by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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