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Mississippi Has Nation's Highest Teenage Pregnancy Average
2012-04-11 05:21:53

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the teen pregnancy rate in Mississippi is the highest in the U.S.

2012-04-05 14:03:11

New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.

2012-04-04 21:08:59

Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history.

Teen Pregnancy Rates Down
2012-02-10 05:29:53

A new study, titled “U.S. Teen Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2008: National Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity” published by the Guttmacher Institute, has found teen pregnancy to be down among all racial groups.

2012-02-07 21:22:03

While researchers have long set to determine if there is a tie between race and teenage pregnancy, according to a new study, equating black teenagers with the problem of teenage pregnancy is a misrepresentation of today's real­ity.

2011-12-19 15:12:33

Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that in low-income neighborhoods, misinformation about access to emergency contraception is a common occurrence.


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