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Teen Births

Has MTV Helped Bring Down Teen Pregnancy Rate?

Laura Stepp | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Laura Stepp

If shows like 16 and Pregnant motivate teens to think and talk seriously with their friends, partners and parents about sex and pregnancy, that's a good thing. Teens need -- indeed are hungry for -- deeper knowledge about sex, pregnancy and pregnancy prevention.

UN: 7.3 Million Teen Births In Developing World

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Teen pregnancies in the developing world are declining, but more than 7 million girls under the age of 18 are still giving b...

HUGE Drop in Teen Births

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK — The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain S...

Why Teen Pregnancy Has Dropped To An All-Time Low

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.10.2012 | Teen

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Teen births fell to a record low in the United States in 2010, according to a new government report.The Centers for Disease Control a...

Teen Births Drop, Middle-School Drug Use Up

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Teen births decreased from 2008 to 2009, but middle-school age drug use increased from 2009 to 2010, according to a new government report of the most ...