National Campaign To Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy
Teenage Pregnancy
Teenage Pregnancy Recent statistics have shown a continuing increase in teen pregnancy in the United States. This increase is of particular concern because teen mothers and their babies face increased risks to their health. The birth rate for young teens (age 15 to 17) is steadily rising. Between 1986 and 1991, the rate increased by 27 percent (from a rate of 30.5 to a rate of 38.7 per 1,000 women). In 1991 (the most recent year for which data are available), nearly 4 in 100 girls ages 15 to 17
Teenage Smoking
Teenage Smoking
Teenage Smoking In a society where it is not unordinary to see a ten year old child smoking a cigarette in public, where large tobacco companies sponsor all big sporting events and where smoking advertisements are everywhere you look, how can it be understood that what is going on is a form of suicide. Smoking is comparable to a serial killer; a cigarette acts as the weapon used by tobacco companies and its victims subjecting themselves by their own free will to participate in the crime. The go
Teenage Smoking
Teenage Smoking
Teenage Smoking In a society where it is not unordinary to see a ten year old child smoking a cigarette in public, where large tobacco companies sponsor all big sporting events and where smoking advertisements are everywhere you look, how can it be understood that what is going on is a form of suicide. Smoking is comparable to a serial killer; a cigarette acts as the weapon used by tobacco companies and its victims subjecting themselves by their own free will to participate in the crime. The gov
The Morning After Pill
The Morning After Pill
The Morning After Pill The Morning After Pill The emergency contraception pill, often wrongly called the abortion pill, is a solution to the high teen pregnancy rate in the USA. There were 521,826 teen mothers in the United States in 1990 (Adolescent pregnancy 2). The United States also has the highest rate of pregnancy, abortion, and childbirth among teenagers than any other country (McKeown 1). Also, the Untied States spends an unbelievable 7 billion dollars a year on teen pregnancy costs (Nat
teenage pregnancy
teenage pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy In the economy today teen pregnancy has become very trendy. For some reason unplanned pregnancy is as common as a hot new pair of shoes. Why are these teens using sex as an escape goat? It may be because they are running from there problems or; maybe the teens are in denial about even having any problems. Another reason could be that these some young adults are not taught the consequences of having unprotected sex. Teenage pregnancy is on a serious rise and; the more teens that be
Functional Health pattern Assessment
Functional Health pattern Assessment
Adolescent pregnancy is a complex issue that calls for concern. Each year in the United States, more than 750,000 adolescents get pregnant. Of those pregnant adolescents, 445,000 will go on to give birth to their child (The Adoption Foundation, 2012). Adolescent pregnancy is defined as pregnancy in girls age 19 or younger. Up to two-thirds of adolescent pregnancies occur in teens age 18 - 19 years old. (MedlinePlus, 2012). Adolescent pregnancy has physical, emotional and even social-economic eff