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NY Times Comments on Seniors and STIs; Consortium Responds

On Jan. 18, the New York Times ran an op-ed piece in its Sex and the Single Senior column that highlighted an increase in cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among older adults. The author used the term “startling” to describe the statistic that in 2011 and 2012, 2.2 million Medicare beneficiaries received free STI screenings and counseling sessions, and more than 66,000 received free H.I.V.... Read more...

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