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Unique Webisode Series, 'The 'O' Mission,' Helps Normalize Sexual Health Conversations for Young Adults as Social Networking Changes the Dating Scene
Date:9/15/2009

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As sexually transmitted diseases and infections rise across the U.S., getSTDtested.com is utilizing the web and digital media as tools to assist in the fight against them by sponsoring a four-part webisode series intended to help educate and entertain, or "edu-tain," young adults about this important topic in the digital medium to which they relate.

The 'O' Mission's main objective is to help destigmatize this topic by normalizing the conversation. The objective of the sponsor, getSTDtested.com, is to help consumers seeking more confidential options for learning about and testing for eight of the most common STDs. Now the webisode series is available online at OmissionTheMovie.com.

The movie speaks to being careful of the risks associated with dating and shows how to handle the nuances of a new relationship, including getting tested for STDs. Chlamydia, the most common STD, is a focal point of the original story line that is geared to young adults, the most vulnerable generation to STDs.

"The 'O' Mission is another tool to help answer the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's call for new, innovative ways to reach young adults. This series was created to reflect the convergence of their off-and on-line worlds and the importance of getting STD tested," says Tracey Powell, CEO of getSTDtested.com and founder of Home Access Health Corporation that secured the first FDA approved at-home HIV testin
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