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Panel advances bill updating SC's sex ed law

...out of high school and becoming dependent on government aid. The measure also seeks to reduce abortions and sexually transmitted diseases."This bill is not a panacea to resolve all of those problems, but if it goes a little of the way, it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/panel-advances-bill-updating-
Leave choice to women

...control does not encourage increased sexual activity. Without sex education, young people are exposed to sexually transmitted diseases, abortions (sometimes multiple abortions) and depression up to and including suicide. It also causes stress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-18/leave-choice-women
Penalty phase begins in triple homicide trial of Adrian Hargrove

...The girl told her that Hargrove had sexually molested her. The child's mother was also infected with the sexually transmitted disease.Today, the jury will hear evidence of how Har grove has behaved since he's been in jail awaiting trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-24/penalty-phase-begins-t
Conference lets youths talk openly about premarital sex

...McKie said many young people are missing the full story about premarital sex.They aren't talking about sexually transmitted diseases or teen pregnancy. Even less popular is the emotional turmoil that can come with physical love."Nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-14/conference-lets-youths-talk-o
Across the region

...said.In other newsA MAN ACCUSED of impregnating a 13-year-old girl and giving an 11-year-old girl a sexually transmitted disease has been sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms. Larrie Scott, 32, likely assaulted the now 15-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/across-region
Little League boosts PED awareness campaign

...American adults ranked steroid use among adolescents as less of a problem than alcohol, bullying, marijuana and sexually transmitted diseases.The survey of 1,002 adults conducted by The Gallup Organization last fall found that 97 percent of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-12/little-league-boosts-ped
Drug shortages, price spikes affecting care

...prevention and treatment of malaria.The agency also noted that there are alternatives to doxycycline for treating sexually transmitted diseases and Lyme disease, and that providers "should use clinical judgment in making treatment and prophylactic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-21/drug-shortages-price-spikes-
Augusta teen pregnancy prevention program seeks improved communication

...Richmond County where teenagers can get confidential help, birth control, abstinence counseling and testing for sexually transmitted diseases.Eula Chestnut, Mary's mother, said sex education begins at home with responsible parenting. She talks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-09/augusta-teen-pregnancy-preve
HPV vaccines provide a new hope for cancer

...women from HPV, or human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted disease that causes specific cancers, including cervical...feel that is too early for a vaccine for a sexually transmitted disease, vaccination should precede sexual contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-01-13/hpv-vaccines-pro
Georgia could lose federal money for not participating in survey on teen sex

...completing the questionnaires to $1.8 million in grants for programs aimed at preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.A spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal said the governor was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-25/refusing-teen-sex-survey-cost