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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.

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.

2009-07-22 09:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role of personal responsibility in pregnancy planning and prevention is examined in the new book, Rethinking Responsibility: Reflections on Sex and Accountability.

2009-07-20 17:53:00

NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting on teen pregnancy, one of the most controversial and thought provoking topics today, MTV's "16 & Pregnant" season finale hit series highs among both P12-34 (1.9) and total viewers (2.1 million) on Thursday, July 16, ranking as the number one primetime cable program among P12-34.

2009-07-08 11:58:10

A government-backed youth development pilot program in England, aimed at reducing teenage pregnancies, drunkenness or cannabis use, didn't reduce teenage pregnancies and other outcomes and might have increased pregnancies, according to research published on bmj.com today.

2009-06-30 13:30:00

"16 & Pregnant" Has Reached Over 31 Million Viewers Season To Date And Is # 1 In Its Time Period Across Cable Among F12-34 And Across All Of Television Among F18-24 "16 & Pregnant: Life After Labor" Finale Special Hosted By Dr.

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2009-06-18 07:45:00

Between 2003 and 2007, the progress made in the 1990s and early 2000s in improving teen contraceptive use and reducing teen pregnancy and childbearing stalled.

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2009-06-05 14:25:00

A new study shows that teenagers whose fathers are more involved in their lives are less likely to engage in risky sexual activities such as unprotected intercourse.

2009-06-01 07:48:29

A program aimed at reducing criminal behavior in juvenile justice teens has yielded a surprising side benefit. The program is also reducing the teens' rate of pregnancy, according to a new study out this week.

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2009-05-30 08:05:00

National data shows a “dramatic” rise in the number US 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.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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