After increasing for consecutive years, reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the US are at an all-time high,1 with adolescents and young adults (AYA) aged 15 to 24 years accounting for approximately half of all incident STIs, but only one-quarter of the sexually active population.1 STI disparities among AYA, including ethnic and racial, sexual, and gender minority youth, remain of particular concern.1
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Guilamo-Ramos V, Thimm-Kaiser M, Prado GJ. Parent-Based Sexual Health Promotion and Sexually Transmitted Infections Prevention for Youth. JAMA Pediatr. Published online August 09, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.2429
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