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Popular Dating Apps Impacting STDs

April 13th, 2017
Young people have more STDs than ever before, says CDC
 STDs are on the rise, especially among young people and dating apps like Tinder and Grindr could be part of the reason. Over 1.5 million people dated last week thanks to dating app Tinder, according to company stats. It’s hard to say how many of them took it farther than first base, but public health officials say one thing is certain: dating apps are quickly becoming the primary way partners connect. The rise of online dating has correlated with another more disturbing trend: STD rates are also very much on the...
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