Recommendations for Prevention of STDs in Blacks

Rose, Verna L.
July 1999
American Family Physician;7/1/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p325
Academic Journal
Summarizes the recommendations released by the National Medical Association for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases in black adolescents.


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