Abstinence Key to Avoiding Sex Disease; CDC Also Recommended Monogamy, but Did Not Tout Condom Use
Byline: Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The best ways to protect against a widespread sexual disease are to abstain from sexual relations or stay in a monogamous relationship with an uninfected partner, a federal health agency says in a report that downplays condom use.
"The surest way to eliminate risk for future genital [human papillomavirus] infections is to refrain from any genital contact with another individual," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in its report to Congress released last week.
If sexually active, the best way to avoid HPV is by having only one uninfected partner, says the report issued by CDC Director Dr. Julie …
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Publication information: Article title: Abstinence Key to Avoiding Sex Disease; CDC Also Recommended Monogamy, but Did Not Tout Condom Use. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 3, 2004. Page number: A07. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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