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Lin J, Whitlock E, O'Connor E, et al. Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2008 Oct. (Evidence Syntheses, No. 64.)

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Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections [Internet].
Evidence Syntheses, No. 64.
Lin J, Whitlock E, O'Connor E, et al.


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