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E-mail Service Alerts Potential STD Carriers

A new Internet-based public health program in San Francisco allows people diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease to anonymously inform their sexual partners via e-mail. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco. Along with covering the daily news of region, Gonzales' reporting has included medical marijuana, gay marriage, drive-by shootings, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the California State Supreme Court and any other legal, political, or social development occurring in Northern California relevant to the rest of the country.