STD cases hit new high in Minnesota

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The number of sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota hit an all time high in 2011, up 8 percent from last year, the Star Tribune reported.

Most cases were in teens and young adults ages 15 to 24, Minnesota Public Radio reported.

Chlamydia was the most commonly reported disease with 16,898 cases, followed by gonorrhea with 2,283 cases and syphilis with 366 cases, the Star Tribune reported.

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