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The help that a mobile app brings
The Planned Parenthood mobile app is said to help people plan their family, particularly those living in California, Washington and Minnesota respectively. These states provide a home lab kit tests for 2 of the most typical STDs. The residents of the states can easily download the app straight to their Apple and Android phones and then order the kit for chlamydia and gonorrhea tests. The residents of the said states can now download the Planned Parenthood straight to their smartphones of tablets for free, but the test kit is around $149. You can pay it conveniently through the app using your credit or debit card. The test kits went on a discreet packaging, and there is also an instruction of how you can use it. The users can also send a urine sample to the labs on the Planned Parenthood and then they will get the results through the app as well. For a while, the users can send messages to the doctors and to the nurses with queries. The users must 16 years old and above.
Young girls must be vaccinated for HPV
In relation to the fears of most parents and some doctors, young girls who were given vaccines against STD brought about by HPV does not progress and develop and invite other sexually transmitted diseases than their friends. This was according to a new study. Some of the parents became hesitant with the thought of having their teens vaccinated due to the fear of being prone to other kinds of STDs. However, the HPV vaccine has been available in America since the year 2006 and young boys and girls are suggested to have this vaccine, particularly those who are between 11 and 12 years of age.