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University sex education not enough

A college campus can be a playground for young adults, many of them who are away from their family homes for the first time. At a city college like DePaul where the campus is comprised of the third largest city in the U.S., the stakes of falling off the monkey bars and swing sets are amplified.

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Depaul University

Kick Out Homophobia Already.

Homophobia, in straightforward terms, is a negative attitude against people who identify themselves as anything but heterosexual. Being just another straight person who supports gay rights, who supports the existence of fundamental human rights, I urge you all to think about this issue for a moment and reflect. 208 more words


Public Health in the News (10/15/17 - 10/21/17)

By Grace Bellinger – Blog Editor



Love, sex and HPV

Last week Sunday a member of the community in which I work succumbed to advanced cervical cancer. She was 34 years old,  and had a teenage daughter. 1,511 more words

Ads can ruin your kids' expectations about sex and relationships earlier than you think

Parents may be uncomfortable initiating “the sex talk,” but whether they want to or not, parents teach their kids about sex and sexuality. Kids learn early what a sexual relationship looks like. 791 more words

Just say know: Teens say pregnancy prevention programs are worth keeping

With the loss of nearly $214 million in promised federal funding, the future of 81 teen pregnancy prevention programs nationwide remains uncertain.

The seventh-graders filed into the room and took their seats. 43 more words

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