Deadly Epidemic Of Teen Sex

An epidemic is invading our teenage kids: it's the tidal wave of sexually transmitted diseases.
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April 22, 2019
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September 28, 2011
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An epidemic is invading our teenage kids. The epidemic is the tidal wave of sexually transmitted diseases that, in some cases, have increased more than 500% in recent years.

ONE out of FOUR sexually active teens is living with an STD.

I wrote about this in my book: Your Kids at Risk. I’ve lived on the front lines of this epidemic for more than 20 years as a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine.

We must arm our kids with the knowledge so they can make the right choices. In the next few posts, I’m going to discuss a bit about how you can connect with your teens to help save them from the STD epidemic in this country. First, I want to know parents of teens: have you talked to your kids about sex?

Dr. Meg Meeker, MD

Practicing pediatrician, parent, grandparent, coach, speaker, and author. Say hello @MegMeekerMD

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