TITLE

"REPUTABLE" BUT INACCURATE: Reproductive Health Information for Adolescents on the Web

AUTHOR(S)
Sophia Yen
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Knowledge Quest;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses reproductive health information in the Internet for young adults in the U.S. It cites several laws and clinical recommendations in the field of sexual health that had been modified including American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)'s Pap smear policy, emergency contraception (EC) law in 2006, and ACOG's declaration of Intra Uterine Devices (IUDs) as safe for use in adolescents. It also states that many Web sites failed to address common myths.
ACCESSION #
49791612

 

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