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2012-10-22 11:26:15

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty-three percent of New Yorkers think that Department of Education should not be dispensing Plan B to high school students. A poll commissioned by the Chiaroscuro Foundation and conducted by Smith Johnson Research surveyed 600 New Yorkers on the New York City Department of Education's controversial CATCH program, and on their opinions of abstinence education. Complete poll results are available at nycparentschoice.org. "As usual, the...

2012-08-15 23:02:24

Rocket Tier announces today that they will soon be releasing a new app that can bring together a community of highly motivated teens and young adults who choose abstinence. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Rocket Tier, a mobile development company specializing in iPhone and Android apps, announces that they will soon launch a new mobile app that is especially tailored for teens and young adults who choose to remain abstinent. The mobile app, called “The Virgin App”, will...

2012-01-06 13:00:00

Comedy, Christianity, and sex: not words often put together, however, Christian comedian Keith Deltano uses comedy to promote sexual abstinence amongst teens. Keith will be going on tour this spring as part of the True Love Waits movement, an international effort to help teens make healthy decisions. Liberty, NC (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 Comedy, Christianity, and sex: not words often put together, however, Christian comedian Keith Deltano uses comedy to promote sexual abstinence amongst...

2011-12-01 00:43:19

States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University of Georgia have determined. The researchers looked at teen pregnancy and birth data from 48 U.S. states to evaluate the effectiveness of those states' approaches to sex education, as prescribed by local laws and policies. "Our analysis adds to the overwhelming...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

New Evidence-Based Intervention Proven Effective in Reducing the Risk of HIV, STDs and Teen Pregnancy New York, New York (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Select Media, the nationâs leading evidence-based health education publishing and media company, today announced the launch of a new evidence-based abstinence-only sex education program, The Promoting Health Among Teens! Abstinence-Only Intervention. The new program is designed to help teachers, health professionals, social service...

2010-12-20 06:40:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Singles on the dating scene know how difficult it is to meet someone with precisely the same interests and values. When one of those values is abstinence, the odds of meeting that special someone become increasingly slimmer - that is, until the launch of online dating site WeAbstain.com. The site, formerly YouAndIAbstain.com, was founded by husband-and-wife team Jose and Lety Colin. They are a team not only in business but in their personal life...

2010-10-08 08:07:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study pulls down the covers on contemporary American's sexual behaviors.  The findings -- with reference to 5,865 adolescent and adults ages 14 to 94 -- include a description of more than 40 combinations of sexual acts that people perform when the lights go out, patterns of condom use by adolescence and adults, and the percentage of Americans participating in same-sex encounters. The National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior (NSSHB), one of the most...

2010-09-30 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $155 million in grants to prevent teen pregnancy. The grants to states, non-profit organizations, school districts, and others have been awarded in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Federated States of Micronesia. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Washington, DC released the...

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2010-09-16 06:00:00

Virtually every adolescent in the United States has had at least some formal sex education, although only two-thirds have received instruction on birth control, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. The report also found a rise in teenage births, following years of steady decline. The U.S. teen birth rate had risen from 2005 to 2007, before falling again in 2008 to roughly 10 percent of total U.S. births, the CDC said. The CDC study was based on data from the...

2010-08-06 07:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's society filled with suggestive music lyrics and videos, coed overnights a la "The Bachelorette" and sexting in the schools, one online dating site dares to be different. YouAndMeArePure.com caters to a discriminating clientele: virgins. While virgins may be in the minority, they are by no means alone. Current statistics show that about 30 percent of Americans say they have had one or no sex partners since turning 18. YouAndMeArePure.com's...