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November 7, 2019


People Are Getting Their STDs Diagnosed on Reddit

There’s also a lot of information missing from the Reddit posts that could help health officials understand what’s going on. “Like many social media studies, this study didn’t provide info on the location of the people posting about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on Reddit, whether they were being honest or if it was a hoax, how their actual STI risk compares to those not using Reddit, etc.,” said Sean Young, PhD, executive director of the UC Institute for Prediction Technology and a professor in the departments of informatics and emergency medicine at UC Irvine.

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People Are Getting Their STDs Diagnosed on Reddit

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