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Second Consecutive Year for Rise in Teen Birth Rates

Last year, public health professionals were disheartened by the news that teenage birth rates were up, reversing a 14-year long trend of decline. While it is still premature to see if a real downward trend is emerging, the statistics signal a … Continue reading

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Teen Pregnancy Rates on the Rise

The Feminist Majority reports that a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that teenage pregnancy rates are on the rise.  In particular, the CDC’s report showed significant increases in 26 states in 2006, … Continue reading

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Bush Enacts Anti-Abortion Regulation

The Bush administration has enacted the Provider Conscience Regulation we blogged about in the past. This policy allows a wide group of medical personnel to refuse providing any medical service to which they object on moral grounds. But even before … Continue reading

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