As the United States celebrates Black History Month, one enduring challenge we face as a nation is the persistent health disparities between black and...
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It may be politically expedient to treat high Latina teen pregnancy rates as the problem to be solved rather than the result of social inequities -- but it isn't likely to be effective.
An extremely explicit YouTube video meant to scare teenage girls out of ever getting pregnant has become somewhat of a web sensation after it was init...
Whether we, as Americans can agree on safe sex vs. abstinence is not the issue here; the issue is educating teens about pregnancy prevention.
But a true blessing is in having the ability to make informed decisions, the freedom to speak up, access to reproductive health services, and having accurate and effective sexuality education.
While I respect the opinions of those who oppose abortion, I do not understand why those same leaders would then oppose policies proven to reduce abortions.
Even if the declining employment rates for women don't reflect general support for "opting out," the cultural elevation of women who choose to stay home with their kids is palpable.
We have an opportunity to take advantage of a renewed national conversation and once again emphasize pregnancy prevention for today's teenagers -- both boys and girls.
In a troubling reversal, the nation's teen birth rate rose for the first time in 15 years, surprising government health officials and reviving the bi...
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