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  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Health workers in Britain advocated that pensioners "be given the same sex education as teenagers after statistics indicated that cases of chlamydia among the over-50s had doubled between 2000 and 2005 and cases of genital herpes had tripled" (The Times, July 19).
  • by Peter Hawkins
While we try to protect the ravens in the Tower of London from bird flu, like many other Western nations we seem unwilling to tackle what is far more likely to bring down our nation—the destruction of the family and ignorance of God's moral code.
  • by Gary Petty
An estimated 45 million people in the United States are infected with genital herpes. The number is growing by a million new cases a year. This year one in four sexually active teens will contract a sexually transmitted disease. Young people are encouraged to practice "safe sex"—but is there such a thing?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
At the recent International AIDS Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, delegates repeatedly condemned abstinence programs. The African continent has been particularly devastated by AIDS. Interestingly, abstinence programs are the only ones that are really working there.
  • by John Miller
Sweeping the world, this silent epidemic is largely ignored by most Western governments—except for misguided programs that often make this devastating problem even worse. Most parents have little idea how bad this epidemic is, much less how to fight it—yet solid biblical solutions exist.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
Los Angeles Times health writer Julie Marquis tells us that "syphilis, a centuries-old human scourge, sustains itself these days on a noxious brew of poverty, racial inequality and hopelessness." Yet some people think the disease died with Al Capone.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
"... HIV infections are disturbingly common among gay men of all races in their 20s, especially considering that they grew up knowing how AIDS spreads," says an Associated Press report on the recent eighth annual Retrovirus Conference in Chicago.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Scott Ashley
New research and statistics indicate that Britain's young people are increasingly ignoring warnings about the dangers of AIDS and other sexually transmissible diseases and are reverting to promiscuous sexual behavior-with predictable results.