A study released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that one in four teenage girls has a STD. That statistic translates to over 3 million girls nationally. Guest host Penny Nelson and guests explore the issues.
Teenage Girls and STDs
Dr. Sara Forhan, lead author of the study and epidemic intelligence officer at the CDC in the division of STD Prevention
Dr. Charles Wibbelsman, chief of adolescent medicine for Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, chair of the chiefs of adolescent medicine for Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, and clinical professor of pediatrics at the UCSF School of Medicine
Carlina Hansen, executive director of the Women's Community Clinic, San Francisco's only free clinic for women providing free healthcare for uninsured and under-insured women