Free Women's Preventative Care Benefits Begin

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Combatting Sexually Transmitted Infections

Women will also have access to free counseling for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). "These sessions have been shown to reduce risky behavior in patients, yet only 28 percent of women aged 18-44 years reported that they had discussed STIs with a doctor or nurse," The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services writes.

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