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Web site sends STD alerts via e-mail

October 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
It's an email you wouldn't look forward to getting.But for the last four years, more than 30,000 people have received e-mail alerts telling them they may have a sexually transmitted disease.

The e-mails come from a Web site in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health called inSPOT.

Through the site, people can send e-Cards to let others know that they've been diagnosed with an STD -- and that the recipients might want to get checked, as well.

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