Tag Archive: Teen Pregnancy

New Report finds Poverty the Cause of High Pregnancy and STD Rates in Bronx Teens

BY Corinne Lestch NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 16  2011: New research to be announced Thursday contends that, while Bronx teens have the highest pregnancy rates in the city, it’s due to entrenched poverty more than promiscuity. New York University Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos’ report on adolescent reproductive and sexual health disparities shows that 46% …

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NYU Researchers find High Rates of Teen Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Bronx


   Nov. 16, 2011: A new report from New York University researchers finds that the Bronx “ranks among the worst counties in the United States when it comes to adolescent sexual health outcomes,” such as teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. The report, whose lead author is Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, a professor at Silver School of  …

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MHHC Launches "Changing The Odds" Teen Development Program

May 25, 2011 Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) launches its youth development program in its School Based Health Centers. $4M has been received to support the replication of the evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program in the Bronx, NY Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 13, 2011 and launched “Changing …

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