Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, May 12th, 2004
Only a fifth of the teens, ages 13 to 19, were diagnosed within 6 months of being infected, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. CDC and Emory University officials studied the teens at Grady's Infectious Disease Program for Adolescents between 1999 and 2002.
Although the study mainly involved urban black youth from Atlanta's highest poverty areas, health officials said that all sexually active adolescents are at risk of acquiring...
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