In Brief: May 21, 2001

MOMMY, I'M HOME As the economy slows, more adults are living with their parents. According to the Census, 18 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 now do so. Figures from the University of North Texas show that 66% of those between 19 and 24 are living at home, compared to 50% in 1980. The figure for those between 25 and 34 jumped to 17.5%, from 7%.

PARENTS AND SEX ED When it comes to sex, parents often feel they have little influence on their teenagers. But a recent study published in Family Planning Perspectives suggests that parent-child...

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