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2011-04-06 17:07:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation (the "Foundation") announced today that partnering with Bristol Palin was a successful vehicle to combat teenage pregnancy. Bristol Palin's work with the Foundation including multiple television and print PSAs, viral video, town hall meetings, and numerous media interviews has resulted in more than ONE BILLION media impressions. This is an unprecedented reach for a teen pregnancy prevention campaign. The Candie's...

2010-12-23 15:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation, (the "Foundation") a teen pregnancy prevention organization, announced today that it welcomes the news that in 2009, the teen birth rate dropped to an all time low. The Candie's Foundation aims to raise awareness about the devastating consequences of teen pregnancy through public service announcement (PSA) campaigns. The Candie's Foundation works with personalities such as Bristol Palin, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Dr....

2010-12-22 07:45:00

Teen birth rates in the United States reached a record low in 2009, according to stunned experts, who say the decline is partly due to the slowed economy. Teen birthrates fell to 39 births per 1,000 girls for ages 15 through 19, a government report said on Tuesday. It was a six percent drop from the previous year, and the lowest rate since records began being tracked in 1940. Experts say the recent economic downturn -- from December 2007 to June 2009 -- was one of the top contributing...

2010-11-16 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation released today a viral Public Service Announcement ("PSA'") video featuring Bristol Palin and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, of MTV's The Jersey Shore and ABC's Dancing with the Stars, for the prevention of teenage pregnancy. Bristol and Mike debate safe sex and abstinence in a humorous viral video and urge teens to "Pause Before You Play." The underlying message of the video is that both safe sex with protection and...

2010-09-30 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $155 million in grants to prevent teen pregnancy. The grants to states, non-profit organizations, school districts, and others have been awarded in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Federated States of Micronesia. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Washington, DC released the...

2010-06-03 06:40:00

An increasing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and many teens feel it's okay for unwed females to have a baby, according to a government survey released on Wednesday. The report may help explain why the teen pregnancy rate is no longer dropping like it once was. However, teenage use of birth control and teen attitudes toward pregnancy have remained about the same since a similar survey was done in 2002. In the new survey by the Centers for Disease...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation announced today that it will release a television and print Public Service Announcement ("PSA") campaign featuring Bristol Palin for the prevention of teenage pregnancy. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100407/NY82444-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100407/NY82444-b ) Last year, The Candie's Foundation appointed Bristol Palin as an Ambassador. In the PSAs, Palin, who appears with her son Tripp,...

2009-05-30 08:05:00

National data shows a "dramatic" rise in the number U.S. teenagers choosing to abstain from sex between 1992 and 2002, while the use of contraceptives among those who are sexually active has similarly shot up, according to a new report. The most recent reports from the period after 2002, however, show that teen pregnancy rates are once again starting to climb.  According to the report's lead author Dr. Jennifer Manlove from Child Trends in Washington, D.C., this indicates that more work...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.