By Sy Mukherjee on January 10, 2014
Rates of reported gonorrhea and syphilis rose significantly among men between 2011 and 2012, according to a new government survey -- and the highest concentration of STDs is among young people.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 3, 2014
The doctors who do bring up sex during teenagers' appointments only spend an average of 36 seconds on the topic.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 19, 2013
In a year that was marked by particularly harsh attacks on women's health and freedom, these champions fought back.
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By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 17, 2013
Nine members of Congress have introduced the "Repealing Ineffective and Incomplete Abstinence-Only Program Funding Act of 2013."
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 5, 2013
Most U.S. adults assume the teen pregnancy rate has been going up. They couldn't be more wrong.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 22, 2013
Your smart phone isn't just for counting your steps or tracking your calories anymore.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sifted through 812 ideas to choose 11 first-round winners who will get $100,000 to develop their new condoms.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 13, 2013
Lats year, HIV infections in Broward County rose by 25 percent. And high school students aren't necessarily learning about how to prevent the spread of the virus.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 7, 2013
It's a message that's not sitting well with some of the parents in the community.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 1, 2013
Society's first instinct is usually to blame pregnant teens for making bad choices. In a new report, the UN points out that's not actually the right way to tackle the issue.