Rap song targeted to senior citizens about safe sex

ASHEVILLE, NC (KTRK) -- A doctor in North Carolina is using rap music and creative dance moves to educate senior citizens about being smart in the bedroom.

Talking about sexually transmitted diseases can be a tough topic, especially if you're trying to reach the older generation.

With sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in seniors, Dr. Shannon Dowler created a music video titled "STD's Never Get Old."

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Statistics show the rate of sexually transmitted diseases among senior citizens has almost doubled over the past 10 years.

Dr. Dowler raps about the importance of safe sex -- and wants to remind seniors that most STD testing and treatment is covered by Medicare.

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