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Understanding Your Teen   What is Working with Teens
Media's Influence on Teens Chart   Proof Abstinence Education Works
Females who hit puberty early may experience social and/or behavioral issues earlier.  (2010)                              

Commentary: Lies, Damn lies and Spin; If only journalists were less gullible & scientists were more honest. (2009)


Teens Look To Parents To Be  Role Models in distinguishing Right from Wrong  (2009) 


Stricter Parental Involvement Laws Equal Fewer Abortions in Minors(2008)

Teen Social Success Linked to Their Own View of Popularity (2008)   More Teens Are Abstaining From Sex Than in the 90s(2008)
Adolescent Girls Who Feel Unpopular Are More Likely to Gain Weight (2008)   Abstinence Education Programs Reduce Teen Sexual Activity (2007)
Exposure to Smoking in Movies Predicts Risk of Becoming an Established Smoker (2007)   Multiple Flaws Noted in Abstinence Education Evaluation (2007)
Sexualization of Girls Has Many Negative Consequences (2007)   Abstinence-Only Programs Effective with Teens (2007)
Parents Make Teens Happy (2007)   Number of Students Having Sex Dropping & Adolescent Birth Rate at Record Low (2007)
Teens Agree: Sex Now Leads to Unhappiness (2007)   Stepfathers Influence Stepsonís Likelihood of Sexual Activity (2007)
Teenage Births May Run in the Family (2007)   Good Father-Daughter Relationships Delays Daughters Sexual Debut (2006)
TV's Family Hour Has More Sexual Content than Ever (2007)   Friends' Religiosity Associated with Delayed First Sex (2006)
2hrs a Day of TV + No Parental Supervision = Increased Teen Sex (2006)   Must Involve Boys and Young Men in Teen Pregnancy Prevention Efforts (2006)
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Today's Risky Lifestyle Behavior

  Today's Danger with STDs
Sexual Risk Exposure Chart   STD Epidemic Statistics Chart
Sexual Health Quiz    
Couples Cohabiting Before Engagement and Marriage Demonstrate Greater Potential for Divorce (2009)   Young Girls (ages 14-17) Living in Inner Cities Can Become Infected with an STD within Two Years After Their First Sexual Encounter.  (2009)
One in Five Teens Have Sent Nude Pictures Electronically or Online(2008)  

1 in 4 Teenage Girls Has an STD (2008)

International Study Shows 22.7% 15-Year-Olds Have Had Sexual Intercourse (2008)  

Young Adults under the Age of 25 Continue to be at Risk for HIV/AIDS (2007)

Early Teen Sex Increase Risk of Delinquency (2007)  

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Rates Dramatically Increasing in the U.S. (2007)

"Gen Nexters" See Prevalent Negative Behaviors(2007)   Increase in Sexual Partners Increases Chance of HPV (2007)
Risky Lifestyle Behaviors in Youth Extend into Adulthood (2006)   9 Million New STD's Cases per Year Among Teens and Young Adults (2006)
For females, as the number of sexual partners increase, depressive symptoms increase (2006)   Circumcision May Reduce Risk of HIV Infection For Some (2006)
The Dangers of Spring Break for Young Women (2006)   STDs Transmitted Through Oral Sex (2005)
U.S.: One of the Highest Teen Pregnancy Rates (2006)   74% of New Chlamydial Infections in 2000 Occurred Among 15-24-Year-Olds (2004)
25% of Sexually Active Teens Received No Abstinence Ed before First Sex (2006)   STDs More Common among Teens in Single-Parent Homes (2004)

Teen Girls Who Lose Their Virginity By age 17 Are More Likely to Have an Abortion later in Life. (2006)

  Half of New STD Cases From Teens and Young Adults (2004)
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Why Contraception is Not  the Answer for Teens  

Why Abortion is Not the Answer to a Teen Pregnancy    


Health Consequences of Contraceptive Use Chart     Health Consequences of Abortion Chart
Contraception Failure Rate Chart   Abortion leads to various mental health problems in women. (2011)
Hormonal contraception may increase susceptibility to HIV-1 infection. (2011)   Past Abortion May be a Factor in Autoimmune Diseases, More Studies Needed(2010)
Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone May Increase the Risk of Blood Clots in Women (2011)       Abortions may lead to low birth weight and preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies. (2009)
Oral contraceptives that contain estrogen only are more likely to cause serious blood clots in women than oral contraceptives containing estrogen and progestogen combinations. (2011)                                                                    Negative reactions to abortion can lead to an  increase in mental health disorders (2009)
Effects of Hormonal Contraception on Serum Levels of CoEnzyme Q10, Vitamin E, and Total Antioxidant Activity  (2010)                                                                                                Turkish Study: Induced Abortion Significantly Associated with Increased Breast Cancer Risk (2009)
Hormonal Contraceptive Pill Affect Mate Choice (2009)   Abortion Increases Risk For Psychiatric Disorders (2008)
Teen girls are most vulnerable and negatively impacted by abortion and hormonal contraception (2009)   Women Who Bear Children Have Reduced Risk of Developing Breast Cancer (2007)
Both Estrogen and Progesterone based Oral Contraceptive use increase stroke risk. (2009)   Induced Abortion a Factor in Preterm Birth (2007)
Oral Contraceptives contribute to Risk of Getting Breast Cancer in Young Women (2009)   In Europe, Breast Cancer Incidence Forecasted by Increase in Abortion Rates (2007)
The Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Increased by Using Oral Contraceptive Pills (2008)   Abortions Associated With an Increased Risk of Mental Health Problems (2006)
Hormonal Contraception (Evra Patch) and Risk of Death (2008)    
Long-term Use of Oral Contraceptives Increases the Risk of Certain Cancers (2007)    

Oral Contraceptives Increase Risk of Cervical Cancer (2007

Birth Control Pills Linked to Artery-Clogging Plaques (2007)    
Oral Contraceptives and HRT Link with Breast Cancer (2007)    
Progestin-Only Contraceptives Increase Risk of Diabetes in Women (2006)    
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