U.S. Teens Getting Less Formal Sex Education Since 2006
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U.S. Teens Getting Less Formal Sex Education Since 2006

By Kathryn Doyle

(Reuters Health) – Formal instruction about birth control and other aspects of sexual health in the U.S. is on the decline, according to an analysis of survey data from 2006 to 2013.

“The declines in formal sex education we observed since 2006 are distressing, but unfortunately are part of a longer term retreat from …

Sex Ed via Text Messages Effective for High Risk Teens
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Sex Ed via Text Messages Effective for High Risk Teens

When communicating with your target audience, it’s important to understand the most effective medium to connect to your audience.

For sexually at risk teens, that medium is text messaging.

A new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University found that teens most at risk for unwanted sexual outcomes were more likely to engage in sex education …