A searchable database of the laws, people, organizations, and litigation involved in sexual and reproductive health and justice in the United States. As someone who writes about teen sexual behavior quite often, I do worry that we spend too much time worrying about to steal a line from a friend who puts what where and how often. While it is certainly important to know what teens are doing, it is equally important to know what they are thinking. The report reveals the results of a nationally- representative survey of teens ages 12 to 19 and adults and is the latest in a series of surveys the organization has released since that ask about sex, contraception, and teen pregnancy.
First-of-its-kind survey sheds light on teen behaviors in Allegheny County
Genital Herpes (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth
Most adults are monogamous. Lots of teenagers are having sex. Lots are also heeding abstinence messages. Oral sex may be a gateway — and for some teens also a stopping point — on the way to sexual intercourse. Women have more same-sex liaisons than men. Or at least are more comfortable talking about them.
New Survey Sheds Light on Americans’ Attitudes about Teen Pregnancy and Sex
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease STD. There's no cure for genital herpes, but medicines can help control the infection. STDs also called sexually transmitted infections or STIs are infections that spread through sex vaginal, oral, or anal or close sexual contact.
But city and school officials said alcohol and drug use, sexual activity and students feeling they have someone they can turn to in a time of need are all community-wide issues and cannot just be dealt with in the schools. Some students admitted they smoke, drank or had sex. Most statistics for the region were on par with figures from national surveys that have been done around the country. But, almost a quarter of FHS students said they had smoked marijuana in the past 30 days, about 5 percentage points higher than the national average. About 22 percent of Leominster students said they had smoked marijuana in the last month.