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2010-01-26 15:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Lifetime Original Movie The Pregnancy Pact's astounding success during its Saturday, January 23, premiere, Lifetime Television announced that it has scheduled a special encore presentation of the film to air on Thursday, January 28, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm (ET/PT). The film will air prior to the encore of last week's episode of Lifetime's hit unscripted series Project Runway. (Logo:...

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2010-01-26 10:15:00

According to a new report on Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute, teen pregnancies are on the rise after a decade-long decline. Teen pregnancies rose 3 percent in 2006. The actual figures showed a 4 percent rise in birthrates but also a 1 percent rise in abortions. In the United States, where teens have higher pregnancy, birth and abortion rates, the report showed that that 71 pregnancies occurred for every 1,000 teenage girls between the ages of 15 and 19. Pregnancy rates were down for...

2010-01-25 15:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television's Original Movie The Pregnancy Pact, starring Camryn Manheim, Nancy Travis and Thora Birch, generated strong ratings in its January 23 world premiere, including a 4.3 rating among Women 18-49, a 4.8 in Women 18-34, a 3.7 Women 25-54 rating, a 3.65 among Women 18+ and a 4.2 in Households. The Pregnancy Pact's impressive performance propelled the film to become the number one rated movie on ad-supported cable in over 10 years...

2010-01-11 13:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television is taking on the highly controversial issue of America's rise in teen pregnancies with the Original Movie, The Pregnancy Pact, starring Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award-winner Camryn Manheim (Ghost Whisperer, The Practice), Nancy Travis (The Bill Engvall Show, Becker) and Golden Globe-nominee Thora Birch (Ghost World, American Beauty). Inspired by a true story, the film explores the costs of teen...

2009-12-14 11:26:00

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Senate yesterday passed a package of spending bills for FY 2010, which included a historic new investment in efforts to prevent teen pregnancy. The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations bill includes a total of $114 million for a new evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program. This funding is the first...

2009-11-23 13:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Television is taking on the issue of America's rise in teen pregnancies with the Original Movie, The Pregnancy Pact. Golden Globe( )and Emmy( )Award-winner Camryn Manheim (Ghost Whisperer, The Practice), Nancy Travis (The Bill Engvall Show, Becker) and Golden Globe-nominee Thora Birch (Ghost World, American Beauty) star. Inspired by a true story, the film explores the costs of teen pregnancy set against the backdrop of the infamous alleged 2008...

2009-11-13 13:26:03

Research: Teenage pregnancy and social disadvantage: Systematic review integrating controlled trials and qualitative studies Youth development programs that tackle deprivation and help children and young people enjoy school are successful in reducing teenage pregnancy rates, say researchers on bmj.com today. UK teenage pregnancy rates are the highest in Western Europe and there is widespread concern that policies to reduce teenage pregnancies are not working, say the authors. A recent...

2009-10-27 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate version of America's Healthy Future Act of 2009 may transform the nation's largest abortion chain into a quasi-government entity for sex education. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) Section 1803, page 503, creates a National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Center and states: The Secretary shall award a grant to a nationally recognized, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that meets the...

2009-10-27 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to the perception of most Americans, the majority of teen parents are from households that are not in poverty and that are not headed by single parents. These findings and others were released today by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Results of new public opinion polling show that 67% of adults believe that most teen mothers are from homes below the federal poverty level. Fully 70% of adults surveyed...

2009-08-14 13:04:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public concern about childhood obesity is on the rise and it continues to outrank all other health problems as the No. 1 concern for children in the United States. According to a report released today by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, the proportion of adults who believe childhood obesity is a big problem has increased from 35 percent of adults in 2008 to 42 percent in 2009....


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