Stories tagged: teen pregnancy
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Teen birth rate in rural America nearly two-thirds higher than in urban America, CDC says
The teen birth rate in America’s small towns is 63 percent higher than in its biggest cities, a new government report reveals.
Tue., Sept. 23, 2014
Census shows decline in teen pregnancies in Spokane
As teen pregnancies decline nationally, new data suggests the dip may be even steeper in Spokane. While this is encouraging to local school and health officials, there seems to be …
Thu., June 3, 2010
Study shows rhythm method gaining popularity with teens
ATLANTA – A growing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it’s OK for an unmarried female to have …
Sun., March 22, 2009
Smart Bombs: Taking the pledge
The teen birth rate is up slightly for the second year in a row, which reverses a 14-year decline. This has triggered the usual arguments over abstinence-only sex education vs. …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
Teen birth rates on the rise
WASHINGTON – U.S. teen birth rates rose sharply in 2006, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ending a 14-year decline. While U.S. …