It’s prom season, and romance is in the air. And so is anxiety for adults.
There’s a lot of planning that goes into high school prom night. But it’s those events students don’t plan for that keep Dr. Beata Nelken up at night.
Nelken, a pediatrician, runs at Central Falls High School’s health center. The clinic's services include testing for sexually-transmitted diseases, birth control and education about sexual health. She also gives her patients "prom bags" filled with condoms.