TITLE

Some Basic Truths About Teen Sex

AUTHOR(S)
Wingert, Pat
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/9/2002, Vol. 140 Issue 24, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that adolescents are more vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases (STD) than older people and that the earlier teens initiate sex, the more likely they are to get infected. Other research findings including that human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cervical cancer; Indication that alternative behavior such as oral sex are not safer; Issue of the effectiveness of condom use; Recommendation that parents talk to their children about sex.
ACCESSION #
8589205

 

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