Latest Teenage pregnancy Stories

2011-10-26 07:00:00

New Evidence-Based Intervention Proven Effective in Reducing the Risk of HIV, STDs and Teen Pregnancy New York, New York (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Select Media, the nationâs leading evidence-based health education publishing and media company, today announced the launch of a new evidence-based abstinence-only sex education program, The Promoting Health Among Teens! Abstinence-Only Intervention. The new program is designed to help teachers, health professionals, social service...

2011-09-12 20:01:49

Friends, the mainstream media and the internet, all potentially unreliable sources, continue to be the way America's young adults find their health information. Research has found that while they trust health professionals and health educators, they often do not turn to them for information, especially when it comes to their sexual health. In an attempt to provide a reliable and trustworthy source for reproductive health information for teenagers, one physician-researcher at Women &...

2011-09-07 19:53:01

Researchers have found that the relative likelihood of conceiving in the month of March is higher if you´re a school-aged adolescent than if you´re an adult. “It certainly is an intriguing finding,” says Mary Anne Jamieson, an Associate Professor in Queen's Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics, a practicing obstetrician at Kingston General Hospital, and co-author of the paper. “This adolescent pregnancy peak may be explained by biological...

2011-08-25 12:34:37

  A new study published on Wednesday shows that unintended pregnancies are increasingly concentrated among low-income women in the U.S. The study said that unplanned pregnancies have risen in poor women in recent years, all the while pregnancies among wealthier women the same age have dropped. Researchers from the Guttmacher Institute found that unintended pregnancy rate among women with incomes below the federal poverty line jumped by 50 percent between 1994 and 2006. ...

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