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High Schools Install Free Condom Dispensers


High Schools Install Free Condom Dispensers

When high schoolers in Philadelphia return to school after winter break, some of them may notice a small but significant change. 

As Philly.com reports, a third of Philadelphia's high schools are installing free condom dispensers in the nurse's office. 

The pilot program is designed to help tackle what Donald F. Schwarz, the deputy mayor for health and opportunity, calls "an epidemic of sexually transmitted disease in adolescents in Philadelphia." Currently in Philadelphia, 25 percent of new HIV infections are contracted by teens.

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