A Decade of Denial: Teens and AIDS in America : a Report of the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, Together with Additional Views and Dissenting Minority Views

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Page 206 - disability" means, with respect to an individual (A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; (B) a record of such an impairment; or (C) being regarded as having such an impairment.
Page 262 - A disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and characterized by a deficiency of the immune system. The primary defect in AIDS is an acquired, persistent, quantitative functional depression within the T4 subset of lymphocytes. This depression often leads to infections caused by micro-organisms that usually do not produce infections in individuals with normal immunity.
Page 180 - Cocaine use and HIV infection in intravenous drug users in San Francisco.
Page 279 - After ejaculation, care should be taken so that the condom does not slip off the penis before withdrawal; the base of the condom should be held throughout withdrawal. The penis should be withdrawn while still erect.
Page 251 - Many people . . . especially our youth . . . are not receiving information that is vital to their future health and well-being because of our reticence in dealing with the subjects of sex, sexual practices, and homosexuality.
Page 220 - American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Infectious Diseases: Health guidelines for the attendance in day-care and foster care settings of children infected with human immunodeficiency virus.
Page 276 - Abstinence and sexual intercourse with one mutually faithful uninfected partner are the only totally effective prevention strategies.
Page 141 - A. standards of conduct that clearly prohibit, at a minimum, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on its property or as part of any of its activities; B.
Page 174 - Lodico, M. (1991). Comparison of AIDS knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among incarcerated adolescents and a public school sample in San Francisco.
Page 352 - Children recommends that parents be more vigilant and aggressive guardians of their children 's moral development, monitoring the values to which their children are exposed, discussing conflicting messages with their children, and, if necessary, limiting or precluding their children's exposure to images parents consider offensive.

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