Are Latino teens sexual risk takers? It's complicated, researcher says
"When a recent documentary about U.S. Latinos featured two teen mothers in a 90-minute program, the Latino students in my classes thought it was an unbalanced portrayal of their community?and they were right!" said Marcela Raffaelli, a U of I professor of human and community development and co-author of a recently published chapter on Latino teen sexuality.
Talking to Your Folks About Starting Birth Control
Sex and sexual health are two topics young adults need more information on. However, the multitude of available information about these two are so varied that it is hard to distinguish which can be trusted or not. This article provides a guide for young adults about talking to their parents about sexual health and starting birth control to help them get the right information.
Birth Control Considerations for Teenagers
An unplanned pregnancy is a traumatic event, this is especially true among teenage girls. It has shown that the number of births to teenagers has decreased considerably over the last few decades. This decrease is most likely due to the increased availability of abortion and birth control. This article is about teen pregnancy and some birth control methods they can choose from.
Fostering, sexually abused children and risk
Foster carers reduce the risks by finding out as much as possible about any child who might be placed with them. However, this information is particularly important regarding a child who is known to have suffered sexual abuse.
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Gynaecology or gynecology refers to the surgical specialty dealing with health of the female reproductive system. Gynaecology is typically considered a consultant specialty.