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  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Health workers in Britain advocated that pensioners "be given the same sex education as teenagers after statistics indicated that cases of chlamydia among the over-50s had doubled between 2000 and 2005 and cases of genital herpes had tripled" (The Times, July 19).
  • by Gary Petty
An estimated 45 million people in the United States are infected with genital herpes. The number is growing by a million new cases a year. This year one in four sexually active teens will contract a sexually transmitted disease. Young people are encouraged to practice "safe sex"—but is there such a thing?