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In a statement released Sept. 23, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended intensive behavioral counseling for all sexually active adolescents and for adults who are at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 20 million new cases of STIs occur each year in the U.S. and half of these cases occur in people ages 15 to 24 years old, according to a news release. Sexually transmitted infections are frequently asymptomatic, which leads people to unknowingly transmit STIs to others.

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