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There is a wealth of information available to support the work of educators, program administrators, and health care providers.  But finding accurate, current, peer-reviewed information can be challenging.  Below are sources for journal articles, statistics, and news about adolescent reproductive and sexual health and related fields.  
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Recent Research Blog

Updated regularly with summaries and links to relevant articles on adolescent reproductive and sexual health - check it out here

Research Guides from Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth has compiled a series of frequently-updated research guides to connect users to new research as it happens.   New topics are added regularly, so check back in!  

Need help getting started?  Check out our guide on how to do research on adolescent reproductive and sexual health. Or visit the entire collection here


Current Public Health Statistics and Research

Current Public Health News 

Online Databases for Scholarly Research

  • PubMed - The National Library of Medicine’s database of over 18 million citations from scholarly journals. 
  • POPLINE - A service of Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, Popline is the world's largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues.
  • Guttmacher Institute – The Guttmacher Institute is renowned for its research and commentary.  Check out its searchable database of reports and statistics on reproductive health.

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