The long decline in teen births, which had stalled for two years, seems to be back on track, federal health officials announced Wednesday.
| February 2, 2011; 11:30 AM ET |
Categories: Family Health, Kids' health, Motherhood, Parenting, Pregnancy, Reproductive Health, STDs, Sex, Teens, Women's Health
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I cannot believe that the blogosphere is not buzzing itself silly about last night's (hilarious) episode of Modern Family, which raised the all-important question: What should parents do if their kids walk in on them during sex?
Jennifer LaRue Huget
| January 20, 2011; 1:29 PM ET |
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Still, the authors say, the findings suggest that physicians treating teens and young adults should perhaps use lab tests to screen all those patients for STDs, as screening only those that report they've been sexually active may lead to many cases going undiagnosed and untreated -- and ready to spread to others.
As the nation continued to struggle in the recession in 2009, the rate at which U.S. women are having babies continued to fall, pushing the teen birth rate to a record low, federal officials reported Tuesday.
While teen births remain a national concern, the rate at which young people are having babies varies significantly from state to state, according to a new federal report. The rate in 2008 ranged from a low of 19.8 per 1,000 girls ages 15 to 19 in New Hampshire to a...
Citing unsurmountable regulatory hurdles, the pharmaceutical company that's been working to develop a drug to boost women's libidos has abandoned that effort.