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Teen mothers account for quarter of all births in Mexico


April 8th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Mothers aged 14-19 account for roughly 480,000, or 24 percent, of Mexico's 2 million annual births, authorities said.The figures were provided by Alejandro Rosas Solis, ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin paid $262,000 for teen pregnancy work


April 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ has reported that Bristol Palin’s role as a spokesperson in a campaign against teenage pregnancy seems to be paying off well. The report claims that so ... Read more...

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Less than 3 in 10 American youth just too busy for sex


March 5th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by ANI
Illinois (US), Mar.5 (ANI): A government survey has revealedthat American youth in the 21st century are just too busy for sex, and according to an Indian-origin health scientist, the decline in sex ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin won’t give a speech at Washington University’s Sex Week


January 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Bristol Palin has been dropped from her planned speaking engagement at Washington University.The former Dancing WIth the Stars finalist, 20, who became pregnant with now two-year-old son Tripp ... Read more...

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Amber Portwood Says Kim Kardashian Is No Idol For Having A Sex Tape!


January 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amber Portwood, who became a star after her appearance in the hit MTV reality show ‘Teen Mom’, has not taken quite easily the comment made by American television personality Kim Kardashian.Recently, ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian criticizes ‘Teen Mom’ for making teen pregnancy ‘trendy’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 21 (ANI): It seems Kim Kardashian is no fan of reality series 'Teen Mom'.The reality star recently took to her blog to slam the MTV hit, which she thinks ... Read more...

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Winfrey opens up about teen pregnancy, miscarriage


January 19th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey candidly opened up about her teen pregnancy admitting she was relieved to have suffered a miscarriage as she had no connection with ... Read more...

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Young People Crave Self-Esteem More Than Sex, Researchers Say


January 12th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Ohio State University researchers have come up with a new study, which says that the young generation crave for self-esteem more than sex. The researchers ... Read more...

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United States Birth Rate Hits All Time Low


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The birth rate in the United States has hit the lowest rate which it has ever been at since the data has been available, according to the CDC, ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin talks about abstinence and safe sex in teen pregnancy ad


November 17th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Bristol Palin has teamed up with fellow 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino for a public service announcement about teen pregnancy.In the Candie's Foundation ... Read more...

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Mexican judge frees women jailed for miscarriages


September 9th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge has ordered the release of seven women serving long prison terms after being convicted of homicide in cases of miscarriage in the country's central ... Read more...

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Levi Johnston takes back Palin apology


August 28th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In a recent interview to CBS "The Early Show', Levi Johnston the father of Sarah Palin's grandson said that he regrets apologizing for telling lies against the Alaska ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity rated biggest health problem for kids


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the problem of childhood obesity is getting worse in the United States.The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital conducted a ... Read more...

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‘Neighbours’ to get its first gay male character


August 7th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 07 (ANI): After 25 years, Australian TV show 'Neighbours' will get its first gay male character.Ramsay St newcomer James Mason, 20, will reveal he is gay in an upcoming ... Read more...

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Forever 21’s Love 21 Maternity Clothing Line Lands Up In Controversy


July 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new maternity clothing line from the Los Angeles-based clothing chain Forever 21 has landed it in controversy. Forever 21 chains that target young ... Read more...

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Primary school in UK comes under fire for showing ‘cartoon porn’


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A father has accused a primary school in UK of showing porn in the name of sex education and asked the school to withdraw it.Christopher Power branded the ... Read more...

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“The Secret Life Of The American Teenager” Makes A Comeback On ABC Family


June 8th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
ABC Family aired the comeback season of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" on June 7. Before it aired the season's premier episode, ABC Family also showcased a special marathon ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin calls teen pregnancy ‘humiliating’


May 27th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 27 (ANI): Bristol Palin has said that her pregnancy in the spotlight of the 2008 presidential campaign was "humiliating", and that the father of her baby-Levi Johnston-is "a stranger".In ... Read more...

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Ineffective contraception ups teen pregnancy risk nearly 6 fold


May 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Not using effective contraception once becoming sexually active multiples up to 6 times the risk for teen pregnancy, a new Spanish research has found.The study conducted by the ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin Signs Deal: Will Get $30,000 Per Speech!


May 19th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The nineteen year old daughter of controversial former governor of Alaska, Bristol Palin, is doing quite well for herself. She is all set to join the speaker's ... Read more...

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US Birthrate Hits All Time Low; Teen Pregnancy Down


April 8th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being on a decline for the last twelve years, the birth rate in the United States of America has dropped to the lowest that it has ever ... Read more...

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Morning-after pill doesn’t cut teen pregnancy: Study


March 19th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Providing the morning-after pill in advance does nothing to cut teenage pregnancy rates, researchers claim. The use of emergency contraception doubled in just six years, but the latest ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin to Debut On ‘Secret Life’ TV Show


February 24th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bristol Palin, daughter of the former governor of Alaska/ former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, is all set to appear in an episode of ABC Family's ... Read more...

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Rural backdrops, reality shows rocked small screen (Flashback 2009)


December 21st, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Soap operas crowded the small screen, but it was "Balika Vadhu" and "Bandini" - serials with a rural backdrop - that were the big ... Read more...

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Courtney Love begs daughter to avoid teen pregnancy


December 17th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Hours after a judge banned her from having any contact with her daughter, Courtney Love took to the Internet to reach out to the teenager to request ... Read more...

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British town in soup over new logo that ‘looks like sperm’


November 27th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 27 (ANI): A new logo of a British town, which has a history of high levels of teen pregnancy, has been criticized as it apparently looks like sperm.The town council ... Read more...

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Teen birth rates higher in US than rest developed world


August 13th, 2009 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) The birth rate among US teenagers is twice the average for all developed nations and has increased in recent years, according to a report released Wednesday. The current US ... Read more...

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‘Chal Chalein’ - preachy but honest take on kids under pressure (IANS Film Review; Rating:**)


August 8th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Chal Chalein"; Director: Ujjwal Singh; Cast: Mithun Chakravorty, Kanwaljeet, Rati Agnihotri, Tanvi Hegde, Shilpa Shukla, Anoop Soni; Rating: **Seldom has there been an instance in Bollywood when two ... Read more...

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Only mediocre people play safe: Anupam Kher


August 7th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher could have opted for a conventional subject and a known star cast for the first film of his new production house. But ... Read more...

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Love Making Scene Re-Shot Twice For Film On Teenage Pregnancy


August 7th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Satish Kaushik's film on teen pregnancy Teree Sang featuring Ruslaan Mumtaz and debutante Sheena Shahabadi as teenagers, who became parents after having unprotected sex, was stalled for a ... Read more...

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Teree Sang on promotional spree


August 6th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Satish Kaushik is leaving no stoned unturned with his upcoming flick Teree Sang. He is not only doing lot of press meet but also turning to small screen for the promotion ... Read more...

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What happens in Love Aaj aur Love Kal


July 30th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Love Aaj Kal has undoubtedly created enough buzz to ring the bells in cine-goers heart. Wonder, what the unique selling point of the film is The clichéd words from the makers ... Read more...

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Mental, behavioural disorders can be prevented in youngsters: Study


July 30th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Interventional programs in schools, communities and health care settings can help prevent mental, emotional and behavioural disorders in young people, say researchers.Early onset of mental health problems have ... Read more...

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Sheena’s unusual debut - film on sex education


July 10th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Sheena Shahabadi, daughter of yesteryear actress Sadhna, is making a rather unconventional beginning in Bollywood. In her debut flick "Tere Sang", she plays a teenaged ... Read more...

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Secret Life Of The American Teenager: Season 2


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
The television series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" first appeared on ABC Family on July 1, last year. It was an instant hit with the target audience and has ... Read more...

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