Teenage sexual health, not so healthy…

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By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) — As many as one in four U.S. teenage girls have had a sexually transmitted disease (STD), many were infected soon after their first sexual encounter, a new government report shows.

“Sexual health is an important part of the overall health and well-being of teenagers, for too long, we as a nation have been far too squeamish about sexual health issues for teens, but we owe it to our kids to get over it.”   Dr. Sami L. Gottlieb


A friend of mine passed this article along and I thought I would share it as well. It’s interesting to see that as big of a problem this is that they suggest some band-aids to the issue(vaccines or comprehensive sex ad.). Why not just suggest more education on abstinence? To read more of the article written click the link below.



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