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UT Study Measures Impact of Removing Planned Parenthood From Texas Women’s Health Program

The public defunding of Planned Parenthood in Texas may have led to a decrease in highly effective forms of contraceptive services and an increase in Medicaid-paid childbirths among women who previously used injectable contraception, according to a peer-reviewed study by University of Texas at Austin researchers.

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Reinforcing Parenting Through Cooking

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Roasted vegetables, fruit salads and spinach smoothies can form the basis for a healthy meal and provide a chance to connect as a family. These are insights that 9- and 10-year-olds and their caregivers in South Dakota gained through iCook, a multi-state U.S. Department of Agricultural project to increase culinary skills, family mealtime and physical activity as a means of preventing childhood obesity.

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Research Links Prenatal Stress to Babies’ Health in War Zones

Children from war-torn areas of the globe are affected by trauma even before they are born, according to a new University of Florida study.

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Put Your Game Face On

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The dark, cold days of winter offer a great time for family or friends to bond over board games, which provide surprising benefits beyond the activity itself, according to Kansas State University's Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena.

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Family Planning, Reproductive Health, Demographics

Life Expectancy Three Years Longer for Children Born Into Smaller Families in Developing World

Children born into smaller families in the world’s poorest nations will live an expected three years longer than those born into larger families, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.

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Sexual Intercourse, Family Planning

Better Access to Contraception Means More Sex for Married Couples

Married couples in low- and middle-income countries around the world that use contraception are having more frequent sexual intercourse than those that do not, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.

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Violence, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Health, Family Planning

Community-Level Violence Linked to Teens’ Risky Sexual Behavior

Teens’ experiences with violence — either through fear of violence, observing violent events, or being victims of violence themselves — are associated with how likely they are to have sex and use condoms, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.

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College Students’ Internet Overuse Leads Families to Connect and Conflict, New Study Finds

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College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Depression of Either Parent During Pregnancy Linked to Premature Birth

Depression in both expectant mothers and fathers increases the risk of premature birth, finds a study published in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).

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Parents Positive About Classes

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Mums and dads are likely to sign up for parenting classes – but only if there is adequate funding, according to new research. Academics at the University of Warwick have conducted a three year trial to evaluate the success of the classes proposed by the Government.







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