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Teen Birth Control

This Is How Teens Have Sex, According To The CDC

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Teen pregnancy is at a record low in the U.S., and a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may explain why. The new data, c...

Why More Teens Should Be Using Long-Acting Contraceptives

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Training providers and counseling young women about the benefits of long-acting contraceptives ma...

Definitive Proof That Life Isn't Fair, In 2 Charts

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

It's a bummer, but it's true. And in a new paper by economists at Harvard and the University of California at Berkeley, we found a couple of charts th...

Teen Sex? It's Complicated.

Posted 09.21.2013 | Teen

When it comes to "teen sex," it seems like adults have a lot to say. From accusing you of being sexting crazy to declaring that you are having it less...

Latino Teens Becoming Less Sexually Active, Data Shows

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 02.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Sexual activity among Latino high school students has dropped by 3.9 percent according to a survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)....

Katy Hall

5 Awful Reasons For Limiting Access To Birth Control | Katy Hall | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Emergency contraception should be made available to teenage girls over the counter, a major pediatric group recommended Monday, just a week after the ...

Behind the Sharp Decline in Teen Births

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Sharon L. Camp

The recently-reported decline in teen pregnancy can be linked almost exclusively to improvements in teens' contraceptive use, according to new data from a major government study, the CDC's National Survey of Family Growth.

How Young Is Too Young For Birth Control?

Posted 09.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Apparently, more and more teen girls are popping pills -- birth control pills, that is. A Thomson Reuters study released this past March reported ...