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2013-02-20 23:03:07

Parents are invited to attend the Talk Early & Talk Often Parent Connection Conference - March 2, 2013 in Livonia, Michigan - and learn what teens are really thinking. Parents will hear from a panel of teens about what it feels like when privacy is invaded, what a parent can do when their teen wants to talk, why teens sometimes lie and what teens wish their parents would do more often. Farmington Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Parents are invited to attend the Talk Early...

2012-12-05 14:43:10

Rates of reported neonaticide have more than halved following the implementation of a unique 'anonymous delivery' law in Austria, finds a new study published today (05 December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Researchers, from the Medical University of Vienna, looked at the rates of reported neonaticide (where a child is killed within the first 24 hours of birth) in Austria prior to and after the implementation of the 'anonymous delivery' law which was...

Free Birth Control Reduces Abortion Rates, But May Lead To More Sex
2012-10-05 11:05:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published online in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that abortions and unplanned pregnancies have dramatically dropped after adult and teenage women were offered birth control at no cost. Women and girls were also more likely to choose IUDs or contraceptive implants when cost was not an issue. Providing free birth control options substantially reduced the number of unplanned pregnancies and abortion rates by 62 to 78...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. According to Sarah Harris of the Daily Mail, professor David Paton, chair of industrial economics at The University of Nottingham, has said that despite schools' attempts to educate students under the age of 16 about sex, annual pregnancy rates from...

2012-08-21 21:58:23

Job loss, relationship break-down, and falling behind on rent/mortgage payments key factors The researchers, from the Guttmacher Institute in New York, base their findings on feedback data from almost 9,500 women who had an abortion in 2008 (Abortion Patient Survey), in the light of 11 "disruptive" events, and the links between these, poverty, and contraceptive use. The disruptive events included job loss, separation, falling behind on rental/mortgage payments, death of a close friend,...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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