Reader: Coloradans Stay in Great Shape From Random, Unprotected Sex

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A new report shows that Colorado is America's least obese state but doesn't do as well in a number of other health categories, including rates of chlamydia and binge drinking. Several of our readers had fun making connections between these results. Here are four examples.

See also: Colorado Is the Least Obese State but 23rd in Chlamydia

Michael Howard writes:

I see absolutely no correlation between binge drinking and the high chlamydia rate in Colorado...oh wait nevermind.

Gwen Holly writes:

We stay in shape by all that random unprotected sex we have....

Daniel Shalik writes:

I miss Colorado, sex diseases and all.

Anthony Huh writes:

I remember my first STD....

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

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