Hot News Stories (4/30/13)Posted: April 30, 2013
NBC News (USA)
Nine out of ten Hispanics think sex education should be taught in the nation’s high schools and middle schools, and almost 90 percent say teen pregnancy prevention is as important as doing well in school, says a new national poll of over 1,000 Latinos over the age of 18.
CBS Local (Chicago, IL)
Illinois’ top health official, Illinois Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrook is pushing for broader sex education classes in the public schools, saying that when it comes to the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases among the population, Cook County holds a dubious distinction.
USA Today (USA)
Germany drug company Bayer AG says it has agreed to buy California-based Conceptus for around $1.1 billion to expand the kinds of birth control it offers.