the hidden epidemic

the hidden epidemic

Secret epidemic Infectious disease A popular term for ↑ STDs in the general population. See Sexually-transmitted disease.
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The true numbers of STIs must far outnumber current estimates as these infections are mostly asymptomatic as noted by an Institute of Medicine (3) report, The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
It is my hope that this will shine a light on the hidden epidemic.
We must all work together to try to end the hidden epidemic of loneliness and create a kinder, better connected society for everyone.
The country's third Miss Universe title-holder hoped that through facilitating dialogues about the hidden epidemic that hits the country, the stigma on the people living with HIV/AIDS will be removed.
Tracking the hidden epidemic: Trends in STDs in the United States 2000 (on-line) http://www.cdc.gov//nchstp/dstd/stats_Trends/ Trends2000.pdf.
A MAJOR advance in understanding and treating the hidden epidemic of falls and fatigue has been made by researchers in Newcastle.
Nearly a decade has passed since the Institute of Medicine issued its landmark report, "The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases." The institute envisioned a national system for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases to ensure that all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality STD services.
In The Imp of the Mind, Lee Baer, a leading expert on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, explores the hidden epidemic that afflicts millions of Americans.
In The Hidden Epidemic: Finding a Cure for Unfilled Prescriptions and Missed Doses statistics show that almost one in every three patients report having taken a medication less often than prescribed during the previous 12 months, and one in four had delayed filling a prescription.
In a report called "The Hidden Epidemic," IOM says that the United States has failed to respond adequately to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), even though it has the highest rates of infection in the developed world.
See David Courtwright, "The Hidden Epidemic: Opiate Addiction and Cocaine Use in the South, 1860-1920,"Journal of Southern History 39 (February 1983): 57, 67-72.
Mr Fry said: "These children are the hidden epidemic in 10 years' time."