*The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just hit us with a whopping bit of bad news. New data says that Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) have increased at alarming rates and STDs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have increased for the first time since 2006.

This alarming news comes at the heels of people, young people especially, being careless when it comes to who they have sex with, sexual partners not being upfront about their health and not using protection.

According to the CDC, 1.4 million cases of chlamydia were reported in 2014, which showed a 2.8% increase in cases from 2013, representing “the highest number of annual cases of any condition ever reported to CDC.” Gonorrhea and syphilis cases also went up.

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