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May 29, 2014, 09:20 ET

Teen Birth Rate Declines 10% in 2013

 Teen birth rates declined 10% in 2013 and have declined fully 57% since peaking in 1991, according to new data released today by the Centers...

May 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

Nueva Encuesta: 4 de cada 10 adolescentes nunca pensaron en el embarazo

 El 39% de los adolescentes dice que nunca pensaron en lo que sería su vida si provocasen un embarazo o quedasen embarazadas, según...

May 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

New Survey: 4 in 10 Teens Have Never Thought About Teen Pregnancy

 Fully 39% of teens say they have never thought about what their life would be like if they were to get pregnant or cause a pregnancy,...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:55 ET

Teen Childbearing in Pennsylvania Costs Taxpayers $409 Million Annually

Teen childbearing in Pennsylvania cost taxpayers at least $409 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:49 ET

Teen Childbearing in Mississippi Costs Taxpayers $137 Million Annually

Teen childbearing in Mississippi cost taxpayers at least $137 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:44 ET

Teen Childbearing in Texas Costs Taxpayers $1.1 Billion Annually

Teen childbearing in Texas cost taxpayers at least $1.1 billion in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to Prevent...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:42 ET

Teen Childbearing in Illinois Costs Taxpayers $434 Million Annually

 Teen childbearing in Illinois cost taxpayers at least $434 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:34 ET

Teen Childbearing in Florida Costs Taxpayers $443 Million Annually

Teen childbearing in Florida cost taxpayers at least $443 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to Prevent...

Apr 29, 2014, 12:31 ET

Teen Childbearing in California Costs Taxpayers $956 Million Annually

Teen childbearing in California cost taxpayers at least $956 million in 2010, according to an updated analysis from The National Campaign to...

Aug 28, 2012, 10:31 ET

Teens Say Parents Most Influence Their Decisions About Sex

New Survey Data of Teens and Adults Released  Teens say that parents (38%) most influence their decisions about sex—more than...

Jun 20, 2012, 16:36 ET
Jun 20, 2012, 10:59 ET

U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate at Historic Low

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy  The U.S. teen pregnancy rate has plummeted 40% between...

May 01, 2012, 09:38 ET

Teens Say Parents Most Influence Their Decisions about Sex

New Survey Released in Advance of The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Teens say parents most influence their decisions about sex...

Feb 10, 2012, 16:45 ET

The Administration Announces a Constructive Policy on Contraceptive Coverage for Women Employed by Religiously-Affiliated Organizations

A Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Today President Obama announced that women will have free...

Feb 10, 2012, 13:48 ET

Bedsider.org Embraces Awkward Sex Moments With New Confessions App On Facebook

  Just in time for Valentine's Day, Bedsider.org, a free online birth control resource, and the Ad Council, reveal a new...

Feb 08, 2012, 07:30 ET

U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate Declines, at Lowest Rate Since 1972

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy The U.S. teen pregnancy rate has declined 42% from its...

Dec 07, 2011, 17:07 ET

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Decides Against Making Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraception More Widely Available

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

Nov 17, 2011, 12:10 ET

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Drops a Dramatic 9% in 2010

Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy The U.S. teen birth rate declined 9% in 2010 and is now at the...

Oct 12, 2011, 13:25 ET

Less Than Half of Teens Have Had Sex

Condom Use Improves for Teen Boys Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Less than half of teens (ages...

Jul 19, 2011, 16:31 ET

Institute of Medicine Report on Clinical Preventive Services for Women

A Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Today the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Women's Preventive Services...