Locked Away Forever
The Case Against Juvenile Life Without Parole
By Pat Arthur and Brittany Star Armstrong
There are more than 2,000 child offenders serving life without parole (LWOP) sentences in United States prisons for crimes committed before the age of 18. The United States is one of only a few countries in the world that permits children who commit crimes to be sentenced to prison forever, without any possibility of release.
Targeting Adolescents for an STD Vaccine:
Parent Interest and Strategies to Encourage Vaccination
By Rebecca Gudeman and Chiara Grabill
On June 8th, 2006, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a vaccine against Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The vaccine presents the first opportunity to reduce the thousands of deaths and millions of medical interventions HPV currently causes each year.
July - September 2006 issue 1.25 MB, 24 pages.
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