News tagged with teen pregnancy
New research from experts within the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has found teen girls at high risk for pregnancy reported being significantly less likely to participate in social bullying after participating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study debunks the myth that younger moms are more likely to "bounce back" after having a baby – teenage pregnancy actually makes women more likely to become obese.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Nearly 20 percent of American teens who give birth have already had one or more babies, a federal study released Tuesday says.
Pediatrics Apr 02, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Abused or neglected teenage girls become teen mothers at nearly five times the national rate of teen motherhood.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2010, teen births occurred at higher rates in rural counties than in suburban counties and major urban areas of the United States, new research finds.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More consistent use of condoms, oral contraception or both was reported by a group of teenage girls who took part in a youth development intervention aimed at reducing pregnancy risk in high-risk adolescents, according to ...
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Teen birth rates have dropped yet again, reaching a historic low, and the number of babies being born early or with a low birth weight has also declined, a new U.S. government report shows.
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors should give underage teenagers prescriptions for emergency contraceptives such as Plan B before they start having sex instead of waiting until a young patient's "plan A" goes awry, the American Academy of Pediatrics ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescent girls participating in a sexual risk reduction (SRR) intervention study were more likely to practice abstinence and, if sexually active, showed substantial decreases in unprotected sex, number of partners, and ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—New York City is handing out the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have had sex. The campaign is believed to be unprecedented in its size and ...
Medications Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Black teenagers in the United States have become much less sexually active over the past two decades, and those who do have sex appear to be more likely to use condoms, a new survey has found.
Health Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- The teen pregnancy rate in the United States dipped to its lowest recorded level since 1976, a new government report shows.
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history, according to University of British Columbia research. Sexually abused boys are also three ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1