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2008-11-03 15:20:00

Researchers said on Monday that exposure to some forms of entertainment has a corrupting influence on children, leading teens who watch sexy programs into early pregnancies and children who play violent video games to adopt aggressive behavior.

2008-11-03 03:00:09

U.S. teens who watch a lot of TV shows that contain sexual content are twice as likely to be involved in a pregnancy as peers who don't, researchers said. Researchers at Rand Corp.

2008-10-10 06:00:33

By Nicholas D. Kristof The Bush administration this month is quietly cutting off birth control supplies to some of the world's poorest women in Africa.

2008-10-09 18:00:37

By Ben Glaze ALMOST 500 schoolgirls below the age of sexual consent fall pregnant in Wales every year, according to official figures released yesterday.

2008-09-23 18:00:00

By Jeff Hawkes She came into the world with 10 little fingers, 10 little toes and a fleeting hold on life. She was a baby girl who, we may surmise, kicked in the womb and emerged crying, her tiny lungs taking their first breath.

2008-09-19 09:00:40

Hampton Roads Virginia is known for being the birthplace of presidents. It's also becoming well-known for its infant mortality rate. The state's infant death rate is 18th highest in the country, with 7.2 deaths per 1,000 live births, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2008-09-17 12:00:35

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's youth need help. From academic failure and gang violence to poverty, drugs and obesity, they face a daunting array of problems -- with serious consequences and fewer safety nets at home and in the community.

2008-09-14 12:00:13

By Alexei Barrionuevo Pascale Bonnefoy and Tomas Munita contributed reporting. * It is just after 5 p.m. in what was once one of Latin America's most sexually conservative countries, and the youth of Chile are bumping and grinding to a reggaeton beat.

2008-09-14 00:00:18

POP MUSIC When a thousand teenage girls went wild at the Royal Festival Hall in London last week for the Jonas Brothers, the obvious question was what fantasies were their yells meant to signify? The sons of an evangelical preacher, these three teenage boys do not drink, smoke or take drugs.

2008-09-08 06:00:22

By Kate Foster SIXTY thousand Scots pupils are to be given access to sexual health services in school, allowing children as young as 13 to receive condoms and pregnancy tests.


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