The White House's updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy includes a goal of reducing the number of new diagnoses by at least 25 percent by 2020 in part through sex education.
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July 31, 2015
July 30, 2015
Seventh-grade students in Rhode Island will be required to get the HPV vaccine to attend public or private schools this fall, the Providence Journal reports.
July 21, 2015
Poor, rural youths who showed high levels of self-control and resiliency showed premature aging in blood cells.
June 30, 2015
California joins West Virginia and Mississippi in eliminating broad philosophical exemptions from state vaccine requirements.
June 25, 2015
A Massachusetts-based program has taken aim at curbing high stress levels among millennials and is having some early success, according to researchers.
June 25, 2015
The ASCD indicators, taken from a range of federal sources, include household educational attainment levels, student-to-school counselor ratios, graduation rates by race, bullying data, and more.
June 12, 2015
New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.
June 11, 2015
Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
April 16, 2015
The finding comes from a nationally representative survey of students, which also found many students use multiple forms of tobacco products.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.