This researcher has some ideas about what we need to do to address the problem.
The vaccine for human papillomavirus got a bad rap when it debuted. And yet time has shown it's very effective in reducing cancers linked to HPV.
Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.
The impact of stigma on cognitive performance; risk factor dissonance among young black MSM; pregnancy and the HIV care continuum; new data on pediatric raltegravir use.
Despite their increased risk, only one-third of adolescents and young adults with known opioid use disorder were screened for hepatitis C, according to a study released at the IDWeek conference in San Francisco.
In the U.S., fewer than half of high schools and just one in five middle schools teach all the essential sex education topics recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to a new CDC report.
"When you give a diagnosis of HIV positive to a youth, not only are you giving them difficult news, which they may or may not be developmentally equipped to deal with, but they frequently have other variables in their life that make it more difficult...
Redefine Positive: A Mom of an HIV-Positive Son Seeks to Reform HIV/AIDS Educational Resources in Public Schools
After seeing outdated, fear-based educational videos in her HIV-positive son's classroom, Jodie Howerton decided to take action to shoot down stigma in school curricula.
HIV, Other STD and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools -- 45 States, 2008-2010
In the United States, 46% of high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and pregnancy.1 The National HIV/AIDS Strategy for...
States with more comprehensive sex education curriculums have lower teen birth rates, according to a new study. However, the result appears more closely linked to political, religious, and social variations among the states.
Researchers contend this...