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Sex Education And Teen Pregnancy Rates
2012-08-27 04:57:59

Sex education has had little to no effect on teen pregnancy rates, which have remained essentially unchanged over the past four decades, claims the author of a controversial new study.

Teens Are Finding Alternatives To Intercourse
2012-08-16 12:04:50

According to a new report, two-thirds of American youth, ages 15 to 24, admit to engaging in oral sex and that they mistakenly feel it carries less risk of disease transmission than traditional intercourse.

Teen Girls Using More Effective Forms Of Contraception
2012-05-04 07:47:15

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights interesting results about teens and contraception.

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.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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