Latest Sex education Stories

2014-06-30 23:20:21

Anyone who’s personally struggled with addiction or who knows an addict is invited to attend the “Face Your Addiction and Save Your Life Conference,” at the Porto Vista Hotel in San Diego, where Dr. Keerthy Sunder will reveal little-known strategies for overcoming addiction and taking control of your life. These progressive new treatment methods are also discussed in Dr. Sunder’s new book “Addictions: Face Your Addiction & Save Your Life.” San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30,...

2014-04-08 12:32:40

Despite recent progress, more can be done to prevent pregnancies in younger teens ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although births to younger teens aged 15 to 17 years have declined, they still represent over a quarter of teen births - nearly 1,700 births a week, according to this month's Vital Signs. This reinforces the need for targeted interventions to prevent teen pregnancy, says the report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Although we have made...

2014-04-01 08:26:47

National "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" Campaign Successfully Reaching Youth to Increase STD Awareness and Testing, According to New Study NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth annual national GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign will kick off on Tuesday, April 1, in honor of National STD Awareness Month, with on-air, online, and on-the-ground activities across the country. GYT is designed to promote sexual health and address the disproportionately high rates of sexually...

2014-02-04 11:51:19

As many American public school districts adopt single-sex classrooms and even entire schools, a new study finds scant evidence that they offer educational or social benefits. The study was the largest and most thorough effort to examine the issue to date, says Janet Hyde, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "We looked at 184 studies, representing the testing of 1.6 million students in grades K-12 from 21 nations, for outcomes related to science and mathematics...

2014-01-29 23:04:27

The Prevention Resource Network, a program of the VNA Health Group opened Project REAL (Real Empowerment on All Levels), a drop in center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens, in Monmouth County, NJ on January 9th. Project REAL will provide a safe place where teens and young adults can support each other and receive HIV & AIDS education and prevention. Asbury Park, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Prevention Resource Network, a program of the VNA Health Group opened Project...

2014-01-22 23:28:49

STIs and HIV impact women differently than they do men. Journeyworks Publishing’s new brochure focuses on those unique risks and encourages women to take charge of their health through prevention, testing and treatment. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Journeyworks Publishing is a well-known provider of easy-to-read, multicultural sexual health brochures. Their new pamphlet “Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself: A Woman’s Guide to STIs and HIV” is a great addition to an...

Physicians Talking Sex With Teens
2013-12-31 10:55:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just like a visit to the doctor, a frank and honest conversation about sexual health can be uncomfortable at times. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends that physicians take more time in their annual check-ups with teens to discuss sexual issues. However, less than two thirds of doctors and teenage patients actually have this conversation and when they do it typically lasts less than one minute – according to a study...

2013-12-05 23:23:23

Education company provides continuing education to substance abuse and addiction counselors ONLINE (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Ed4Online is pleased to announce that the Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) has recently named the company an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP). Ed4Online will now offer comprehensive, accessible online courses to licensed alcoholism and drug abuse counselors nationwide. Counselors certified by NAADAC face the continually developing...

Britons Having Sex At Younger Ages, Staying Active Into Their 70s
2013-11-26 15:10:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Results from a newly released UK national survey on sexual attitudes has found Britons are becoming sexually active earlier than before and staying active into their 70s. Published in the journal The Lancet, the survey results also showed both men and women are having sex less often than in the past. "People are working very, very hard, they are very busy," Kaye Wellings, of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,...

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