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Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.

dateApr 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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US teen births decline: study

The US teen birth rate fell to the lowest level on record in 2009 but remains one of the highest in developed countries, a report released Tuesday said.

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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Census spotlights India's 'missing girls'

The problem of India's "missing girls" has been put under a harsh spotlight by new census data showing the ratio of female to male children at its lowest level since independence in 1947.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Health
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Cervical cancer vaccine causing confusion

The public 'recruitment' campaign promoting the new cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has done little to educate adolescent girls about the cause of the cancer, University of Sydney researchers Kellie Burns and Kate Russell ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Cancer
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