Valerie Huber

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  • Sex-ed initiative at heart of House bill battle

    The tug-of-war over sex education is back, thanks to a House bill that would fund the Department of Health and Human Services for fiscal 2012 but also would slash an Obama administration-inspired program and divert half the money to abstinence education.


  • **FILE** Sex education teacher Shayna Knowles (center) talks Sept. 10, 2010, to students during class at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Lake Worth, Fla. (Associated Press)

    Study finds teens postponing sex, using birth control more

    Despite fears of a hypersexual culture, most American teens are postponing sex until their late teens or older, and typically use some kind of birth control when they do start, according to an extensive new federal study released Wednesday.


  • Sebelius

    HHS ramps up funding to fight teen pregnancy

    The Obama administration announced last week a major step in its effort to marshal the forces of the federal government to prevent teen pregnancies — and gave sex-education programs their biggest funding boost in 14 years.


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