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Why is sex ed taught?

Sharine Forbes
Geriatric Medicine
Sex education is taught in order to help people make informed decisions about their sexual activity. Sex education is important becaue is helps provide useful information like putting on a condom, anatomy of the sex organs, safe sex, STD awareness, celibacy, preventing teenage pregnancy, and what community resources are available. Sex education is an important part of learning about your body and the body of others. Remember to always practice safe sex!
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Sex ed class is not what it used to be, if it was taught at all. In this video, Dr. Oz quizzes his viewers and shows that they may need a refresher course in sexual education.


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