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Australian teen pregnancy program had a reverse effect: Study

An Australian program of giving away lifelike baby dolls that imitate a real baby to teach teen girls about the harsh realities of motherhood backfires as it found girls who took part were twice as likely to get pregnant than those who did not.

Study: Free birth control slashes teen pregnancy, abortion rates

Missouri's rate of unplanned pregnancies and abortions fell dramatically when women and teenaged girls were provided birth control at no cost, a new study found,

Planned Parenthood opens clinic in L.A. high school

Los Angeles - Planned Parenthood has set up shop in L.A.'s Roosevelt High School to provide birth control and other health services to students.

Teen birth rates in U.S. at all-time low

Washington - Here's some good news about teen pregnancy: the teen birth rate in the United States dropped a record nine percent between 2009 and 2010.

One in Eight Girls Pregnant at Chicago High School

CBS2 News in Chicago reports that 115 of 800 female students at Paul Robeson High School in Chicago are expectant moms-to-be.

North Carolina program pays girls not to get pregnant

The program pays $1 a day to girls ages 12-to-17 not to get pregnant. Recent graduates of the program have cashed in more than $2,000.

Teen pregnancy results are in, the Southern U.S. wins again

Deep south values prevail as teen pregnancy rates soar. The report also revealed that Hispanic and Black teens have a high number of teen pregnancy rates.

Study connects teen pregnancy to sexy TV shows, and teen violence to violent games

A three-year study points out there are more teen pregnancies among those who watch sexy programs on TV and there is more teen violence if they play violent video games.

Op-Ed: If the FLDS Is Fair Game, Planned Parenthood Should Be Next On The Hit List

There's a lot of outrage over adult FLDS men commiting multiple statutory rapes and conspiring to hide it all from the public eye. But what of Planned Parenthood, which has covered up perhaps thousands of statutory rapes, and worse, as a matter of policy?

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