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Teen Hiv Curriculum

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HIV and Teens

As a health teacher I would like to know your opinion of how many teens actually aquire HIV every year. I am really unsure of this statistic; however, I do believe the government likes to scare teens into thinking that if they have unprotected sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Current statistics suggest half of all new HIV infections in the U.S. occur in young adults aged 13-24. For the past 15 years or so, it was estimated that we had approximately 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 »

Mom of Hiv+16 year old

Hi Doctor Bob,I wrote to you in June of 2003 a few hours after my then 14 year old daughter (a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Teens Seek Broader Sex Education

...a senior at Jordan High School in Durham. "The most shocking thing I've heard was a 23-year-old woman say the pill prevents HIV," said Stephanie Saldana, a senior at Chapel Hill High School and a Planned Parenthood peer educator. Saldana said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Schools to Revise HIV/AIDS, Sex Education Curricula

..."overwhelming majority" of AIDS cases, despite the fact that blacks and Latinos account for 82% of new HIV/AIDS cases among teenagers, the Post reports. Reaction Schools Chancellor Joel Klein said that in addition to the "inadequate"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Santa Ana, Calif. School Board Rejects Abstinence-Only Curriculum

...curriculum as outlined by district staff. If Game Plan were adopted, staff said, there would have to be supplemental materials on HIV/AIDS and STDs, among other issues. Game Plan, developed by Project Reality, consists of an eight-chapter... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Public Health Officials Pledge to Implement HIV/AIDS Curriculum by Fall 2008

...Washington, D.C., public health officials have pledged to implement an HIV/AIDS curriculum in city public schools by the fall 2008 school year, the Washington Post reports (Levine, Washington Post Read more »
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I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...this would be a big help for me... I am 19 male from the Philippines and I just knew last May 23, 2006 that I am infected with HIV, as of now, I am the youngest among young adults who is infected in our country. I am a senior college student... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...ay nagbibigay ng ibang pakiramdam sa mga nagtuturo o guro, Ramirez explained. As part of efforts to remedy the problem, the Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health, which PAFPI is popularizing under the 6th Country Program of the United... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets Read more »

Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20. Read more »