Unsafe sex is fastest-growing risk for ill health in teens

Posted by on May 10, 2016 8:03 pm
Categories: health

A new groundbreaking report finds that years of neglect have had detrimental effects on adolescent health. Two-thirds of young people are growing up in countries where preventable and treatable health problems like HIV/AIDS, early pregnancy, and unsafe sex are an ongoing threat to their wellbeing. Adolescents also face new challenges: rising levels of obesity and mental health disorders.

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