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This image and caption are from an ad campaign that is part of a new initiative by the Kandiyohi County Coalition for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality that urges parents to talk to their children about relationships, health and sex. Kandiyohi County Coalition for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality

Stemming an epidemic: Kandiyohi County pilot project aims to engage parents, communities in preventing chlamydia among youths

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WILLMAR — In one of a series of ads that debuted locally this month, two teens embrace while the boy silently wonders, “Should I kiss her?”

The ads are part of a new initiative by the Kandiyohi County Coalition for Healthy Adolescent Sexuality that draws attention to Minnesota’s soaring incidence of chlamydia and urges parents to talk to their children about relationships, health and sex.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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