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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Whose Right to Sex Education?

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

What did we get for $1.9 billion? Nothing good. Abstinence-only education has been shown to have no effect on how much teenagers have sex - none.

House Committee Zeroes Out Traditional Sources of Ab-Only Funding, Removes Ban on Syringe Exchange

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Needle-exchange programs were banned for many years solely due to ideological opposition and false charges that such programs encouraged further drug use.

CPS To Offer STD Testing As Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Cases Rise

Chi-Town Daily News | Alex Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Responding to high levels of sexually-transmitted infections in Chicago high schools, the city Board of Education yesterday voted to increase STD test...

A Sexologist's "Ideal" Healthcare Plan

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Let's not forget that "yes we can" applies to realizing a sexually healthy tomorrow.