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What can we tell children about the Ebola crisis? Like their grown-up counterparts, children are troubled when someone becomes sick. When their questions aren’t answered, they go to their next trusted resource. Yup. The Internet.   What is Ebola? Ebola is an infectious disease, highly contagious, and remains infectious even after death. Confirmed cases have Read More →

Young people these days need more time getting straight-forward talk about sex and less time using social media. Studies show that school-based HIV/AIDS education programs are effective in reducing risky behaviors. Sadly those programs are coming up short. That’s Cheryl Garfield’s argument. “Education is lacking in the school system and in the homes,” said Garfield, Read More →