News tagged with teen pregnancies

US teens, young adults 'doing it' less, study says

Fewer teens and young adults are having sex, a government survey shows, and theories abound for why they're doing it less. Experts say this generation may be more cautious than their predecessors, more aware of sexually spread ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Health
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Addressing pregnancy, STDs with interactive program

Teen pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted disease (STD) are major public health issues in West Virginia. A West Virginia University faculty physician helped develop an interactive program that educates teenaged ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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CDC chief picks 6 'winnable battles' in health

(AP) -- Where would you start if you were charged with keeping the nation healthy? Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has chosen six priorities - winnable battles, he calls them.

dateSep 30, 2010 in Health
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