Here is something you might not think about on a daily basis, but it has crossed your mind on more than one occasion... Sexually transmitted diseases. I know, I know... Not fun to think about, but you have to take precautions to protect yourself.

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There are probably more apps that you can count that offer "hook up services" readily available on your smartphone. In our state of Colorado, STD's are nationally at the middle of the road ranking 27th nationwide according to BackgroundChecks.org.

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The Gonorrhea rate per 100,000 people is 81.9 and Chlamydia per 100,000 people is 445.4. According to the CDC, STD's are at an all time high in the United States.

The top 5 states for the worst rankings are:

5 - New Mexico

4 - Mississippi

3 - North Carolina

2 - Louisiana

1 - Alaska

 

 

Source: BackgroundChecks.org