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Abstinence-Only Education Increases Disease and Pregnancy

Abstinence-Only Education Increases Disease and Pregnancy

The United States ranks first among developed nations in rates of both teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. In an effort to reduce these rates, the U.S. government has funded abstinence-only sex education programs for more than a decade. However, a public controversy remains over whether this investment has been successful and whether these programs […]