Contraceptive Availability to Adolescents: Do American Values Violate Our Most Vulnerable?

Elders, M. J.
December 2008
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Dec2008, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p741
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the alarming sexual activity of the adolescents in the U.S. It provides an overview of the survey and study related to adolescents sexual activity and the increasing risk of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infection (STI). It highlights the importance of giving sexually active adolescents an access to contraceptives. A list of available contraceptives is presented. It notes that good education on sex, sexuality, and sexual health is best contraceptives.


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