Latest Teenage pregnancy Stories

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.

2009-05-01 10:09:00

Event Takes Place on the Eve of the 8th Annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After declining for 14 straight years, the teen birth rate in the United States increased 5% between 2005 and 2007.

2009-04-22 10:27:00

2009 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference to cover science-based approaches to sex education UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the latest data available, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that teen pregnancy rose for the second straight year in 2007.

2009-04-10 06:40:00

The risk of becoming overweight is much higher in women who bear children in their teens than those who do not, according to new research.

2009-03-18 13:20:07

The U.S. teen birth rate increased for the second consecutive year, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said the U.S. teen birth rate increased 3 percent in 2006 -- following a 14-year decline, However, total U.S.

2009-03-18 11:01:00

New Survey Suggests Parents Most Influence Teens' Decisions About Sex WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The teen birth rate in the United States increased 1% in 2007, according to data released today by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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