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Reaching Rural Residents
Jun 19, 2018 - HIV.gov interview with Kristine Sande, Program Director of the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub), on barriers to and strategies for reaching rural Americans with information and resources related to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
Source: HIV.gov Blog
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Fewer U.S. High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs
Jun 14, 2018 - Details the results of the 2017 National Youth Risk Behavioral Survey. This survey found that although fewer high school students are having sex and using drugs, condom use has gone down and 14% reported misusing prescription opioids. 1 in 5 students reported being bullied at school, 1 in 3 reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, 1 in 10 female students reported having been physically forced to have sex, and 1 in 28 male students reported the same.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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