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UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Seattle judge blocks feds from ending teen pregnancy grant

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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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. …


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. …