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Buffalo teen pregnancy prevention funding ending despite high rates
Buffalo News
HOPE Buffalo, a partnership between New York City-based nonprofit Cicatelli Associates Inc. and the Erie County Department of Health, and other urban teen pregnancy programs across the country were notified in July that federal funding for its teen ...

High Blood Pressure Diagnoses Could Increase Among Teens, Kids
Cheyenne, a perfectly healthy teen before she started experiencing hypertension, played softball and hoped to join the local fire department. She also struggled with maintaining a healthy weight. When she got sick, she worried she'd be sidelined.

Wellmark accused of violating privacy of Iowa teen with severe hemophilia
A leading Iowa health insurance executive violated a teenager's privacy rights when she told a Des Moines business group the young man's hemophilia was costing more than $1 million per month to treat, patient rights groups allege. The patient advocacy ...

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Suicide Rate Among Teen Girls Has Doubled, Experts Don't Know ...
Metro US
The suicide rate among teen girls has doubled (though it's still lower than that of boys), and it's leaving experts grasping at straws to explain the spike.

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Half of all teen mums in New Zealand come from poorest areas, Ministry of Health finds
New Zealand Herald
Half of all teen mums in New Zealand come from our most deprived neighbourhoods, raising questions about access to health care and information. The Ministry of Health's latest report on maternity says despite teen pregnancy rates halving since their ...

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