STDs

The Children's Bureau, part of the Administration for Children and Families, will award grants to programs that aim to increase well-being, improve permanency, and enhance the safety of infants and young children who have been exposed to a dangerous drug or to HIV-AIDs. Services provided by funded programs may include
The Health Resources and Services Administration announces the availability of funding from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Grants for Coordinated HIV Services and Access to Research for Women, Infants, Children, and Youth. Organizations that provide family-centered primary medical care to women, infants, children and youth living with HIV are invited to apply. This program aims to improve...
About 40 percent of all new HIV infections each year occur in 13- to 29-year-olds. And most who have the virus don’t know it: Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that most people who test positive for HIV have had the virus for ten years. We spoke with Michelle Palmer, director of clinical services at Metro Teen AIDS, in Washington, DC, about some of the...
In honor of STD Awareness Month, here are a few reasons to encourage the young people you work with to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, if they are sexually active:
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