Dr. Koop said that because education was the best AIDS prevention strategy, and since AIDS was spread primarily through sex, sex education should begin in 3rd grade.
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But sexually active young people make up just 25 percent of the American population.
February 21, 2013
State and federal proposals have been proposed to improve school- and community-based mental health services, and there's a national campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.
February 13, 2013
But school-based treatments do appear to more effective than others.
February 01, 2013
The changes are parallel to shifts in USDA rules about school meals that took effect this school year and would exempt occasional fundraising events such as bake sales.
January 29, 2013
The guide affirms CDC's recommendations that boys and girls be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the virus associated with cancers of the cervix and regions of the genitals, among other types.
January 28, 2013
Some of the barriers to treatment are missed opportunities by schools, parents, and medical providers to address prevention and early identification of mental health disorders.
January 25, 2013
The Niskayuna school district said that although the district has worked hard to implement the new standards students responded very poorly to the revamped meals.
January 24, 2013
Asthma has been linked to higher rates of school absenteeism, and from there to lower grades and test scores, although it may not be the sole reason behind low student achievement.
January 08, 2013
A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.