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Mexico faces teen pregnancy ''epidemic''

Teen pregnancy has reached an epidemic level in Mexico, with about 400,000 cases each year accounting for 20 percent of pregnancies across the country, according to an expert.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Pregnant teenagers at higher risk of more teen pregnancies

Teenagers who become pregnant are at a higher risk of further pregnancies in their teenage years, new research suggests.

Sep 21, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Now, mobile app to help teens avoid 'risky' sexual behavior

 With this new mobile app, it`ll be easier for parents, educators and clinicians to help teens make more informed decisions about their sexual behavior.

Jun 07, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Pregnancy killing a million girls every year: Report

Pregnancy has emerged as the biggest killer across the globe for teenage girls, with a million teenagers dying annually.

Jun 29, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Pregnancy killing a million girls every year: Report

Pregnancy has emerged as the biggest killer across the globe for teenage girls, with a million teenagers dying annually.

Jun 29, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Teen mothers account for quarter of all births in Mexico

Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico`s 2 million annual births.

Apr 08, 2012, 11:59 AM IST

Teens don`t need prescription for Plan B: Study

A new study says girls younger than age 17 can safely use emergency contraception without a prescription, and that there`s no reason they should be kept from buying the drug over the counter.

Mar 21, 2012, 08:25 AM IST

Teen pregnancy, abortion rates at record low, study says

Birth and abortion rates among US teens fell to record lows in 2008 as increased use of contraceptives sent the overall teen pregnancy rate to its lowest level since at least 1972, a study showed on Wednesday.

Feb 09, 2012, 08:30 AM IST

Unwed mother Bristol Palin rakes in $262K for teen pregnancy work

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol, earned more than 262,000 dollars for her role helping raise awareness for teen pregnancy prevention in 2009, it has emerged.

Apr 06, 2011, 11:09 AM IST

Ineffective contraception ups teen pregnancy risk

Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiples up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.

May 27, 2010, 00:46 AM IST

Ineffective contraception ups teen pregnancy risk

Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiples up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy.

May 27, 2010, 00:00 AM IST