Teens avoid pregnancy but not sex
Friday. 12.1.06 12:03 pm
Teen pregnancy rates are on the decline because more kids are using effective contraception - not because they're refraining from sex, researchers said yesterday.
The researchers, from Columbia University and the Alan Guttmacher Institute, said their study casts doubt on federal funding of programs that promote abstinence until marriage without discussing contraception options.
Using data from the National Survey of Family Growth, investigators examined sexual behavior and contraceptive use among young women ages 15 to 19 and found their pregnancy risk declined 38% between 1995 and 2002.
HOORAH FOR SEX ED!!
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Obamas new Anti Smoking Bill?
Monday. 6.22.09 5:42 pm
DOES THIS EVEN MATTER?
I am sorry,but I am really disturbed right now. With all the trouble in Iran right now eyes are looking upon the US for help. But the good news is that today, Obama signed a new ANTI SMOKING
bill. Way to go. All eyes are on America and we are talking about changing our smoking law?? One key provision in the new law bans candy-flavored cigarettes and the use of other flavored smokes that might appeal to teenagers. Ads aimed at young people also are banned.
The article goes on further to say that Obama was also a teenage smoker, however he is known to have bummed cigs from employees since being in the White House.
As if this law is going to change anyting. Let's focus on the larger issues of global concern.
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