Sexual Health

Parents and health care providers need to cheerlead the HPV vaccine for their teens

August 03, 2020

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is the key to a major public health victory, but the vaccine coverage has been less than effective. A report offers some answer to how parental intent has made an impact.

Improving LARC access for teens

July 21, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a report urging greater access to long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) for teenagers.

Using an improvement program to improve Chlamydia trachomatis testing

July 08, 2020

Clinicians may still use urine nucleic-acid amplification tests, despite the recommendation to use a more sensitive vaginal swab to test for Chlamydia trachomatis. A report looks at whether a quality improvement program could change that.