Texas Supreme Court Makes Life Harder For Pregnant, Abused and Neglected ...
During the legislative session, anti-abortion lawmakers and their supporters characterized judicial bypass as a “loophole” that's been “exploited by the abortion industry,” a way for sexually active teens to hide pregnancies from their parents. Yet ...
More twins, fewer teen moms in latest birth stats
Last year the American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group, recommended those birth control methods for sexually active teens. The report also found that the rate of premature births (less than 37 weeks) dropped ...
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Schools nationwide are failing in sex ed
A study reveals how teens who are sexually active are at a higher risk of getting an STD than sexually active adults, with new sexually transmitted infections occurring in around 50% of sexually active teens. “We need to do a better job of giving our ...
UM program helps HIV-positive teens get medical treatment
For many sexually active teens, one drop of blood can tell the future. In 10 minutes, a rapid test can tell if a teen has human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, a disease that attacks the immune system and can lead to AIDS. Being HIV positive changes ...
Editorial: Teens more knowledgeable about safe sex
The Tri-City News
In Fraser North, which includes SD43, 71% of sexually active teens reported that they or their partner used protection. Students who participated in the survey also put condom use at the top of their list of contraception (67%) compared to birth ...
Movie review: Don't mess with Mother Nature in 'The Hallow'
The creature feature “The Hallow” centers on two invasive species: woodland monsters that steal babies and invade their hosts on a cellular level; and man, whose environmental depredations precipitate the first horror. English conservationist Adam ...
Long-acting birth control use is on the rise
Another CDC report out this past April noted that those methods are less effective at preventing pregnancy when not used consistently and correctly, and encouraged doctors to educate sexually active teens about long-acting options like implants and IUDs.
Dads: How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
More than 13 percent of sexually active teens did nothing to prevent pregnancy the last time they had sex, making Widman's analysis all the more important. Writing a commentary in JAMA Pediatrics, the same publication in which the study was published, ...
Well | Why Parents Should Have the 'Sex Talk' With Their Children
Talking with teens about sex: Do's and don'ts for parents
JAMA Network | JAMA Pediatrics | Parent-Adolescent Sexual Communication and ...
Long-Acting Contraception Makes Teen Pregnancy Rates Plummet. So Why Are Some ...
Five years later, half the women in the same group were over the age of 24 when first giving birth. And in St. Louis, pregnancy and abortion rates among sexually active teens studied dropped to less than a quarter of the rates for their peers nationwide.
IUDs and Hormonal Implants Are Still Unpopular Among Women, Even Though ...