Study says 1 in 4 Teen Girls have HPV
POSTED: Monday, November 23, 2009 - 7:19pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:59am
TYLER - A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that one in four teenage girls have the Human Papaloma Virus. The study also says that twenty four percent of girls from the age group of fourteen to nineteen have a sexually transmitted disease or infection. HPV being the most prevalent and Chlamydia second. This adds fuel to the debate for sexual education in schools. One local doctor says educating children is key.