Teenage Boys Lacking Sexual Health Counseling

Teenage boys are not receiving the same counseling on sexual health counseling as teenage girls. A recent national survey revealed that less than one-quarter of boys from age 15 to age 19 were counseled about sexually transmitted infections and HIV. The article notes that not much has changed since a similar study was conducted in 1995. It's a shame that our young men are having sex without a full understanding of the responsibilities that go along with being sexually active. Read More: Study Finds Abstinence-Only Education WorksFill Gaps in Paps with More Sex ConversationUncovering HPV: 'The Common Cold of STDs'Here's what you had to say: Diane commented: "It's such a severe double standard, but we need something to get the point across to our young men."
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