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Truvada: The Impact on HIV-Infected Teen and Youth

October 21, 2019 | Firm News

There are boys under the age of 18 being diagnosed with HIV every 30 hours in the U.S. In hopes of preventing HIV infection in at-risk teens and youth, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved taking Truvada (emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg) in May 2018, in addition to safer sex practices. For… read more

Which States Hold Child Victims of Sex Trafficking Liable for Their Crimes?

October 20, 2019 | Human Trafficking

According to the International Labour Organization, approximately 10 million children are victims of human trafficking worldwide, and of that, an estimated 1.2 million are victims of forced sexual exploitation. State laws against sex trafficking and slavery are aggressively enforced in the United States, but many emphasize harsh punishments and quick prosecutions – even against children… read more

Teens & Vaping: Signs to Watch Out For

October 16, 2019 | Firm News

Convincing a teenager of the dangers associated with traditional cigarettes may be relatively easy, however vaping is a different story. Vaping has exceeded cigarette use in teens, with more than 3.6 million youth having tried e-cigarettes, according to the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Alarmingly, the report shows e-cigarette use has increased an astonishing 78%… read more