A growing number of public health educators and experts are concerned about the spread of sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers at younger and younger ages. Diane and her guests talk about research being done to learn more about the problem, and about efforts to raise awareness among adolescents and their families.


  • Margaret Anderson senior program manager at the Academy for Education Development
  • Dr. Charlotte Gaydos assistant professor in the division of infectious diseases, department of medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School
  • Dr. Penny Hitchcock chief of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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