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  • Child Abuse for Parents

    Nearly a million children are abused each year in the United States alone. Learn how to spot the signs of child abuse.

  • How to Handle Abuse for Kids

    Child abuse is never OK. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Abusive Relationships for Teens

    Abuse has no place in love. Read this article to find out how to recognize the signs of abuse and how you can get help.

  • Abuse for Teens

    Abuse can take many forms. This article talks about recognizing abuse, its effects, and what someone who is being abused can do.

  • Genital Warts (HPV) for Parents

    Genital warts are caused by certain types of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is one of the most common STDs. A vaccine can prevent HPV infection, which causes most genital warts and cervical cancers.

  • Teacher's Guide: Healthy Relationships (grades 9 to 12) for Educators

    Sadly, 1 in 11 high school students report being physically hurt by a date. Help your students learn to recognize and protect themselves from unhealthy relationships and dating abuse with the activities in this Teacher's Guide.

  • If Your Child Is Raped for Parents

    Someone who has been raped needs care, comfort, and a way to heal. Learn how to help if your child has been sexually assaulted.

  • Pubic Lice for Parents

    Pubic lice are six-legged creatures that infest the hair in the pubic area. Pubic lice infestation is considered a sexually transmitted disease (STD), but it can be contracted in other ways.

  • Questions and Answers About Sex for Parents

    Answering kids' questions about sex is a responsibility many parents dread. But by answering these questions honestly, parents can help foster healthy feelings about sex.

  • Female Reproductive System for Parents

    Learning about the female reproductive system, what it does, and the problems that can affect it can help you better understand your daughter's reproductive health.



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