Sexually transmitted diseases surge for the 4th straight year, CDC reports
Ken Alltucker, USA TODAY Published 12:32 p.m. ET Aug. 28, 2018 | Updated 4:17 p.m. ET Aug. 28, 2018
New cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis spiked nearly 10 percent in 2017, continuing a four-year trend of rising sexually transmitted diseases fueled by a lack of awareness and changing sexual behavior, federal health officials said Tuesday.