04/25/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sexually Transmitted Infections Plague Kansas

Alyssa sat nervously with her boyfriend in the waiting room. She had waited six months to get tested, and she was finally in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital's gynecology department. A nurse called her name and she -- and her boyfriend -- proceeded into the small office.

Nearly half a year before, Alyssa, a junior from Lawrence, found out that her boyfriend of two years had cheated on her -- with a girl infected with herpes.

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