Medical advances, improved access to care, prevention initiatives, and revived determination are all good signs, but as a global culture, we will need to shift our perspective to stop the spread of HIV.
How can we encourage youth to take control of their sexual health? Here’s one example: school-based STD screening.
There is a lot to like about a more positive approach towards sexuality, but a causal link between better sexual health and lower pregnancy and STI rates ultimately requires scientific evidence that goes beyond intuitive reasoning.
A pediatrician. A university professor. Arkansas state health director. The 15th Surgeon General of the United States. An outspoken champion of “bringing sexuality out of the dark ages.” Ladies and gentlemen, I give you M. Joycelyn Elders, MD.