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Teaching Std Prevention

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Ask the Experts

Educating my kids about STD's

Hey there everyone, I am one of those Dad's who actually talks to my older (14+ years of age!) about STD's pregnancies etc. I was recently called on the carpet by my middle son (18), after a discussion about condom use and what it protects from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The kudos belong to you dad and all the parents who actually provide their kids with age-appropriate, science-based sex education! (I'll bet Sarah Palin wishes she had had a birds and bees and condoms talk with her daughter Bristol!)... Read more »

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you... Read more »

Educating children and adolescents about safer sex

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Health Department Seeks to Educate Adolescents About STDs

...Barringer, communicable-disease coordinator at the Morgan County Health Department, said a key department focus during spring is educating students. "March, April, and May are the big months we do the adolescent health program," she said. "It's a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

200 Public Health Advocates Rally Against Bush's Abstinence-Only Sex Education Policy at Close of STD Conference

...3/10). During his State of the Union speech in January, Bush called for $270 million for abstinence education programs to fight sexually transmitted diseases, saying that abstinence "is the only certain way" to avoid STDs ( Kaiser Daily... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: STD Programs Lose Funding -- Health District Cuts Money for Education, Testing

...Among the cuts made were $50,000 for a male STD testing program that saw about 400 clients a year and $20,000 for an HIV/AIDS education program. That program targeted women in the Pine Lodge minimum-security prison and juveniles in detention. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Restriction Added to Bill Funding STD Education

... A bill to provide $350,000 annually to teach teens about STDs was by a split voice vote amended Thursday in the Senate to exclude delivering STD information at public schools Read more »
Connect With Others

Is there enough sex education?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...So I saw this ad on the subway today. I was surprised yet pleased to see this encouraging message on STDs and HIV. (sorry for blurriness) So what do you think? Is sex being talked about in your lives? Read more »

HIV Education and Prevention

Posted by GeorgeMaris
...Education and prevention are the best ways to fight against HIV/AIDS. The stigma and prejudices that are associated with living with HIV Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with myself and some friends. Do this put me at risk for HIV, STDs or anything else? I'm thinking about gettin tested, just as an afterthought. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »