Stories tagged: teen pregnancy
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018
A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday became the latest to block President Donald Trump’s administration from prematurely cutting off funding for science-based programs aimed at reducing teen pregnancy.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
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
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
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
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
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. …