Legacy First Look Report 6: Youth Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

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This report, from the tobacco education foundation created by the national Master Settlement Agreement with the major tobacco companies, says more than six million teenagers are exposed to second-hand smoke in their own homes on a daily basis and about 4.4 million are in contact with smoke while in cars or other activities. The information is based on the findings of two surveys: the Legacy Media Tracking Survey and the 1999 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Suggested remedies include parental education, voluntary home smoking bans and more research. 31 pages. Available online only at  www.americanlegacy.org. Contact: American Legacy Foundation, 1001 G. St. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 454-5555.  E-mail: info@americanlegacy.org.

Emerging Answers: Research Findings on Programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

This report identifies programs that have been effective in decreasing teen pregnancy and reducing sexual risk-taking among teens. The report seeks to show what types of programs work and which need improvement, recognizing eight programs with 10 characteristics laid out for a successful sex or HIV education program. $15 for 185-page full report, $5 for 20-page summary. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Ste. 200, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 478-8510. E-mail: orders@teenpregnancy.org. www.teenpregnancy.org.