For some STDs, such as chlamydia, adolescent females may have increased susceptibility to infection because of increased cervical ectopy. Cervical ectopy refers to columnar cells, which are typically found within the cervical canal, located on the outer surface of the cervix. Although this is a normal finding in adolescent and young women, these cells are more susceptible to infection. The higher prevalence of STDs among adolescents may also reflect multiple barriers to accessing quality STD prevention and management services, including inability to pay, lack of transportation, long waiting times, conflict between clinic hours and work and school schedules, embarrassment attached to seeking STD services, method of specimen collection, and concerns about confidentiality e.
Talking GolfGetaways All of us love to share stories and pictures of our favorite tracks with other golfers. But few of us allow the thoughts to actually turn into a yearlong reality, combining a passion for adventurous golf with the logistical and physical demands of playing more than 8, holes at different courses across the United States, sharing it all along the way with friends, family and thousands of followers watching the adventures unfold on social media. Few of us have the luxury of taking that much time away from the normal demands of work and life. He quit his software sales job, bought an RV having never driven one and began the work of mapping out course possibilities, photography necessities, partner options, weather reports and potential Redbox viewing lists. What began as a simple idea to play golf for a year took on bigger meaning as he drove deeper into the nitty-gritty of it all.
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Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion and caste. Over nearly a decade, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage in India, Yemen, Afghanistan, Nepal and Ethiopia. At the time of their marriage, when Destaye was age 11, she was still in school and her husband expressed interest in letting her continue her education.