Nearly All States See Drop In Teen Births, But TX Still Leads NationThe teen birth rates in Texas fell by some 24-percent over the last five years, but the Lone Star State still has the highest number of teen births in the nation, with nearly 43,000 in 2011.
DCHHS Says Schools Need Free Condoms, Explicit Sex EducationTeenagers are constantly bombarded with sexually explicit messages, and Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson says they drown out the message of abstinence.
State Teen Birth Rate Drops, Still #4 In The NationA government report says teen birth rates in the United States have fallen. And while numbers have gone down in Texas you have to consider that the Lone Star State is in the top five in the nation when it comes teen pregnancy rates.
CDC: Many Teen Moms Didn't Think It Could HappenA new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
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