Description: Researchers used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a nationally representative study of students enrolled in grades 7–12 in 1995, to determine the impact of virginity pledges on young people’s sexual behavior. Description: Researchers used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a nationally representative study of students enrolled in grades 7–12 in 1995, to determine how virginity pledges impacted the rates of sexually transmitted diseases among young people who took them.
Coughing is known to be a process that helps in getting rid of the harmful substances from the respiratory tract.
Description: This Congressional report prepared for Representative Henry Waxman (D-California) found that widely used federally funded abstinence-only curricula distort information, misrepresent the facts, and promote gender stereotypes. Key Findings: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy commissioned a review of programs considered effective at reducing teen pregnancy and/or STD rates among young people. Description: Mathematica has been hired by the federal government to conduct an evaluation of programs funded under the Title V Welfare Reform funding stream.
A number of researchers and organizations have reviewed these materials and found that they rely on fear and shame, include medical inaccuracies, and are inconsistent in their definitions of abstinence.
In addition to the resources listed in this section, see SIECUS’ reviews of some of the more popular abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula at
In individuals older than 30 years of age, pneumonia is known to occur as a result of bacteria, especially S. Pneumonia is often accompanied by symptoms of chest pain, fever, sudden chills and fast breathing.
This condition is associated with inflammation of the airways as well as irritation of the nerve receptors of the airways.
If your cough is very severe or persistent, it is recommended that you seek medical treatment from your doctor.