News tagged with teen pregnancy

Current state of the American family

Most young Americans plan to get married someday, but more than 40 percent of births now occur outside marriage, and the American family itself has become far more diverse and varied.

dateOct 21, 2014 in Social Sciences
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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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Teen pregnancy prevention programs receives public support

Every hour in the United States, about 40 children are born to teenage mothers. Americans consistently rate teen pregnancy as one of the top 10 biggest health problems for young people (NPCH Report, August, 2010) and the U.S. still has the highest teen birth rate among all industrialized countrie ...

dateJan 20, 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, ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Health
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