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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Web SiteGYT - Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested
This media campaign designed to get young people to talk with their health care providers and partners about the importance of getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases.

OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

Web SitePlanned Parenthood Federation of America
Planned Parenthood offers information on sexually transmitted diseases, birth control methods, and other issues of sexual health.

Web SiteAmerican Sexual Health Association
This nonprofit organization is dedicated to preventing sexually transmitted diseases and offers hotlines for prevention and control of STDs.

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