Children and Teen Sex News

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More Teen Dads?

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males

9/19/2017
Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

9/8/2017
Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens

Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

6/22/2017
Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It'

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

4/20/2017
Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment

Improving the lives of children around the world would reap huge returns, study says

3/31/2017
Sexual Abuse May Cause Early Puberty in Girls: Study

Premature changes can have lasting effects, such as depression, higher risk of some cancers, study says

3/13/2017
'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

2/27/2017
Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

2/8/2017
Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens

Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contends

12/16/2016
Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

9/13/2016
Many Teens Give Sex Ed a Failing Grade

International study finds courses often out of touch, too clinical

8/2/2016
Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

5/5/2016
Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

2/16/2016
Study: You Can Predict Which Male Teens Will Live With Their Future Kids

Beliefs about risky sex, pregnancy, birth control foretell what kind of fathers they will be, researchers contend

2/15/2016
Teen Dating Violence Is Target of New CDC Program

Twenty percent of girls, 10 percent of boys say they have been victimized by a dating partner, agency says

11/30/2015
Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds

Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

11/2/2015
Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

8/24/2015
Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

8/11/2015
Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey

Adults more worried about both problems in latest poll

7/22/2015
U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

7/1/2015
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

4/27/2015
HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

3/26/2015
Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children

3/17/2015
Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed

3/2/2015
1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

2/11/2015
Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds

Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say

2/9/2015
HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

1/26/2015
Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

11/17/2014
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

10/16/2014
Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

10/6/2014
Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior

10/1/2014
Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

9/8/2014
HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

8/20/2014
Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

7/24/2014
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl

7/18/2014
Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why

6/30/2014
'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School

40 percent who'd sent explicit messages or photos said they'd been sexually active, study finds