Teen Pregnancy & STI Risks Linked To An Underdeveloped Part Of The Brain

Medical Daily, June 17, 2015 04:54 PM

According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Oregon, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, teens are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior due to differences in working memory.

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The case for starting sex education in kindergarten

PBS Newshour, May 27, 2015 at 1:44 PM EDT

Welcome to “Spring Fever” week in primary schools across the Netherlands, the week of focused sex ed classes … for 4-year olds.

Of course, it’s not just for 4-year-olds. Eight-year-olds learn about self-image and gender stereotypes. 11-year-olds discuss sexual orientation and contraceptive options. But in the Netherlands, the approach, known as “comprehensive sex education,” starts as early as age 4.

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Puberty Suppression for Transgender Adolescents Works

Huffington Post, Posted:

A child assigned male at birth began confounding parents, family and neighbours at age 3 by repeatedly declaring and insisting, “I am a girl.”

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