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American Academy of Family Physicians (FamilyDoctor.org): "Sex: Making the Right Decision."
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Teens and Birth Control."
American Pregnancy Association: "Male condom."
Avert: “Oral Sex.”
CDC: "Bringing High-Quality HIV and STD Prevention to Youth in Schools," "HIV/AIDS among Youth," "Sexual Risk Behavior: HIV, STD, & Teen Pregnancy Prevention."
FDA: "Birth Control Guide."
Guttmacher Institute: "State Policies in Brief: Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services," “Consistent Use Is Crucial to Efficacy of Condoms in Prevention of STIs.”
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: "Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States," “Safer Sex, Condoms and ‘the Pill.’”
Nemours Foundation: "5 Myths About STDs," "About Birth Control: What You Need to Know."
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: “Prevent the Spread of STDs.”
University of Georgia University Health Center: "Oral Sex."
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health: "Birth Control Methods Fact Sheet," "Lesbian and Bisexual Health Fact Sheet."
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Population Affairs: "STD Prevention," "Teen Talk (Volume 1)," "Teen Talk (Volume 2)."
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