Bob Kronemyer

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Articles

Quality sex education lacking for many teens in the United States

January 13, 2022

Many adolescents across the United States lack quality sex education, a trend that has worsened in recent years. Moreover, national statistics mask significant inequities in the receipt of formal sex education by gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and the location of instruction.

How a program to improve contraceptive access is working

November 12, 2021

One year after the close of the Increasing Access to Contraception (IAC) Learning Community, participants had sustained their efforts in support of at least 1 goal: to improve adolescent girls' and women’s access to the full range of contraceptive options.

Prenatal exposure to analgesic opioid linked with elevated risk of ADHD

October 05, 2021

A study has found that prenatal analgesic opioid exposure of 5 or more weeks is associated with a slightly elevated risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children compared to exposure of 4 weeks or less.

Small but meaningful link between teen oral contraceptives and future depression

August 02, 2021

Adolescent oral contraceptive use is associated with a small yet meaningful increased risk of experiencing an episode of major depressive disorder (MDD) in early adulthood, especially among women with no history of MDD in adolescence.