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2011-03-03 00:00:28

Teen pregnancy website has new look for 2011 with the move to WordPress content management software. St. George, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 To increase Web site design and development productivity, 100Best, Inc. is announcing today the choice to switch site development for PregnantTeenHelp.org to WordPress.com for all of the Web site's content management needs. Teens and parents alike can benefit from the dozens of articles concerning teen pregnancy and other teen issues published on...

2011-02-28 14:10:12

Children who are placed with a relative because of mistreatment at home fare better in some areas than those placed in foster care, but they may have a higher risk of substance use and teenage pregnancy. The findings by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center, which appear in the February issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, also show that relatives "“ also known as kinship caregivers "“ receive fewer support services than foster parents. Dr. Glenn...

2011-02-16 11:33:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's FY 2012 budget proposal, released on February 14, 2011, provides much-needed ongoing support for several programs that help reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy. Highlights include: $120 million for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs. This would continue support at current levels for $75 million in community-based grants that replicate effective programs and $25 million in research and demonstration...

2011-02-14 16:54:00

A Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2011, the Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives released details of the proposed Continuing Resolution (CR) for fiscal year 2011. The CR would fund the government through the end of September of this year. The CR proposes to severely cut or completely eliminate funding for several programs that help prevent teen and...

2011-02-02 01:15:31

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers, according to new research led by Johns Hopkins investigators. A report on the multi-center study, based on an analysis of records from 181 patients with HIV, ages 13 to 24, treated at four hospitals over 12 years, will be published in the Feb. 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings are alarming for at least...

2011-01-17 22:20:47

Study shows that the fetal brain is vulnerable to moderate decreases in maternal nutrition Eating less during early pregnancy impaired fetal brain development in a nonhuman primate model, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio reported today. The researchers found decreased formation of cell-to-cell connections, cell division and amounts of growth factors in the fetuses of mothers fed a reduced diet during the first half of pregnancy. "This is a critical...

2011-01-06 12:52:00

Latest poll shows status quo in teen pregnancy prevention programs not enough; public supports innovations such as child care community service, paternity testing ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every hour in the United States, about 40 children are born to teenage mothers. Americans consistently rate teen pregnancy as one of the top 10 biggest health problems for young people and the U.S. still has the highest teen birth rate among all industrialized countries...

2010-12-23 15:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation, (the "Foundation") a teen pregnancy prevention organization, announced today that it welcomes the news that in 2009, the teen birth rate dropped to an all time low. The Candie's Foundation aims to raise awareness about the devastating consequences of teen pregnancy through public service announcement (PSA) campaigns. The Candie's Foundation works with personalities such as Bristol Palin, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Dr....

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2010-12-22 07:45:00

Teen birth rates in the United States reached a record low in 2009, according to stunned experts, who say the decline is partly due to the slowed economy. Teen birthrates fell to 39 births per 1,000 girls for ages 15 through 19, a government report said on Tuesday. It was a six percent drop from the previous year, and the lowest rate since records began being tracked in 1940. Experts say the recent economic downturn -- from December 2007 to June 2009 -- was one of the top contributing...

2010-12-21 11:41:00

New Survey: Teens Say Parents Most Influence Their Decisions About Sex Survey Also Reveals One-Third of Teens Believe Birth Control Doesn't Work WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The teen birth rate in the United States declined 6% in 2009 and is now at a record low, according to new data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Rates declined among older and younger teens and among all racial and ethnic...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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