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LGB adults more likely to report impaired physical & mental health, substance use, due to discrimination stressors

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 27, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3432 New national data suggest lesbian, gay and bisexual adults were more likely to report impaired physical and mental health and heavy drinking and smoking, which may be the result of stressors they experience because of discrimination, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. The study...

The case for starting sex education in kindergarten

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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...

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