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PHE-340 Final Project Milestone One: Topic Approval & Draft of IntroductionPHE-340 Final Project Milestone OneStephanie WaiteSouthern New Hampshire UniversityProfessor Suzanne Lineberry7-5-2020
PHE-340 Final Project Milestone One: Topic Approval & Draft of IntroductionI.IntroductionSummaryA main problem in public health today is the high incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s). More than 12 million people, a quarter of them teenagers, are infected with some type of STD every year. Almost all sexually transmitted diseases are spread through sexual intercourse, which can include vaginal, anal, and less commonly oral. The top five most commonSTD’s are Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, HIV, Hepatitis B, and Syphilis. STDs affects men and women of all ages and can cause serious, life-threatening health issues that include, but are not limited to, infertility, certain cancers, and numerous pregnancy complications. (Eng & Butler, 1997). The