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Teens are influenced by their parents’ values, beliefs, and expectations of appropriate behavior. Research has largely focused on mothers. However, recent findings suggest that fathers may parent in ways that differ from mothers, and therefore represent an additional opportunity to support the health and well-being of their teens—separate from the influence of mothers.     What can fathers do to help their teens avoid sexual risk behaviors? CDC researchers reviewed published studies and identified ways fathers influence teen sexual risk behaviors.1 The following selected actions reflect recommendations from experts in the field: Monitor and supervise your teen to provide guidance,...

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