A recent study finds adolescents and young adults in the U.S. aren't getting tested for sexually transmitted infections because they don't think they're at risk or have cost and confidentiality concerns.
HIV testing is down and condom use has stalled among U.S. high-school students, a survey reveals, even though more students are delaying sex, reducing the number of partners and using effective contraceptives.
Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP) is a program that teens and young adults find their next steps in HIV care.
"I decided to reach out to a few people older than me, who have lived longer with HIV, to learn from them," writes Deondre Moore. "What insight do they have for a younger me -- or a younger them?"
Get basic information on HIV in children: HIV care and treatment, preventing illness, drug adherence, disclosure of HIV status, and more.
Learn what parents and providers need to know about HIV risk factors specific to teens and the importance of talking to your teen about HIV.
Talking with children about HIV can be tough but important. Get some tips on how to share age appropriate information about HIV with kids.
About 47% of Texas school districts provide nothing in terms of sex education and state-approved textbooks lack information on contraception. If a school chooses to teach sexual health education, they must emphasize abstinence and inform youth about ...
Watch comedian John Oliver provide a humorous, but poignant, take on how the lack of sex education and push for abstinence-only programs in the U.S. leaves young students feeling ashamed and ignorant when they do engage in sexual activity.
Children living with HIV may have trouble taking daily pills. Now, thanks to chewable HIV meds, that problem may be addressed.