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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.

2009-05-18 08:51:00

With Teenage Births on the Rise For the First Time in Fifteen Years, New Series Documents the True Stories of Pregnant Teens The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and the Kaiser Family Foundation Join Forces With MTV To Catalyzean Open Discussion About Teen Pregnancy NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, MTV brings one of the most controversial and thought-provoking topics to its viewers with the new series, "16 & Pregnant." With statistics showing that...

2009-05-07 15:04:00

Obama Brings Science and Evidence Back to Public Health Policy WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of James Wagoner, President of Advocates for Youth: The Obama administration deserves praise for bringing science and evidence back to public health policy and jettisoning the ideological earmark known as abstinence-only.

2009-05-07 12:07:00

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's budget for FY 2010 that was released today proposes a total of $164 million for a new teen pregnancy prevention initiative.

2009-05-05 08:00:00

Palin Will Take Part in a Town Hall Meeting to Create Awareness for the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation announced today that it has appointed Bristol Palin as its Teen Ambassador.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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