Two studies disagree about how reality shows affect teen pregnancy rates. But either way, we really shouldn’t be leaving our …
Teen birth rates in the U.S., which have been declining for two decades, have reached a record low, with significant drops in almost every state.
In the latest volley over the contraceptive Plan B, a federal judge reversed the Department of Health and Human Services decision to restrict over-the-counter availability of the morning after pill to those 17 years or older .
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
Gaby Rodriguez’s mother got pregnant for the first time at age 14. Her sisters got pregnant as teens too. Rodriguez decided to buck the trend — and get creative at the same time
Even at an all-time low, the U.S. teen pregnancy rate is still the highest among developed countries.
The latest government survey of teen sex and contraceptive use finds that things have largely remained unchanged in last eight years: teens are still having less sex and using birth control more often than you’d think.
When New York City’s public school students return to classes this year, there will be a new addition to their curriculum: sex education classes that will include instruction on how to use a condom and strategies for resisting …
Film festivals, once an elite institution dominated by cineastes, insiders and glamorous cities like Cannes and Venice, have become a growth industry.
The U.S. teen birth rate dropped a smidgen between 2007 and 2008, but still, on average, three of every 10 girls gets pregnant at least once by the time she turns 20.
After, say, arcane changes in the tax code, abortion is the least fun topic of public conversation in America today. The opposing sides of the reproductive-rights debate are like estranged in-laws after a few too many drinks at …