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One major health issue that affects adolescents are STDs. The most commonSTDs currently are Chlamydia and gonorrhea which are both treatable. Anyway there arelikewise pervasive cases in this age gathering of hepatitis, HIV, and HPV, which can bedealt with however not relieved. Numerous youths and youthful grown-ups don'tcompletely understand these medical problems can finish follow them the rest of theirlifetime. An article on STDs among young adults states “a young adult’s risk factors forSTDs include not only risky sexual behaviors, such as inconsistent condom use, but alsoa variety of environmental and psychosocial factors from childhood and adolescence”(Doskoch, 2008 p. 182). This article goes on to highlight specific risk factors the authorbelieves are responsible for the rising numbers in STDs in adolescents and young adultssuch as homelessness, drug use, and alcohol use.In another article on STD awareness in a greek student body authors research

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Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, chlamydia

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