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Teen Survival Expectations Predict Later Risk-Taking Behavior

Some young people’s expectations that they will not live long, healthy lives may actually foreshadow such outcomes. New research published in the open access journal PLOS ONE reports that, for American teens, the expectation of death before the age of 35 predicted increased risk behaviors including substance abuse and suicide attempts later in life and [...]

For HIV Prevention, Identifying Risky Behaviors Could Be Key

HIV prevention must be better targeted, according to David Holtgrave from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US, and colleagues. Health care professionals need a more detailed analysis and understanding of the interplay between HIV risk behavior, access to treatment and treatment success among those living with HIV. The authors discuss their [...]