Needless pelvic ills

Brink, Susan; Mannix, Margaret
June 1996
U.S. News & World Report;6/03/96, Vol. 120 Issue 22, p65
Mentions a `New England Journal of Medicine' study which suggests that routine testing for chlamydia could save thousands of women from dire complications. Details on chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial disease; Benefits of regular screening.


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