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After nearly three decades of decline, the US abortion rate has leveled off in recent years, changing little between 2005 and 2008.
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.
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), announced today that ellaÂ® (ulipristal acetate) 30 mg, a novel oral emergency contraceptive, is now available for patients by prescription in the U.S. ellaÂ® was approved by the U.S.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $155 million in grants to prevent teen pregnancy.
Virtually every adolescent in the United States has had at least some formal sex education, although only two-thirds have received instruction on birth control.
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced that it intends to launch ellaÂ® (ulipristal acetate), a novel oral emergency contraceptive, in the fourth quarter of 2010.
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A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, which monitored a group of women for 25 years showed that the combined oral contraceptive pill (the pill) is the most common form of contraceptive among women under 29.
Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Declines in teen sex and improvements in contraceptive use among sexually experienced teens remained essentially unchanged between 2002 and 2006-08, according to data released today by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.
Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiplies up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.
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