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Reporting Statistics: Teenage Pregnancy Statistics and Live Births - The Babies are Comin' - 0 views

    Teenage pregnancy statistics and statistics on teen abortion along with links to state by state data on teen pregnancies and year by year statistics on teen pregnancies. Links to websites containing data from pre-1990 to preliminary research from 2007, 2008 and 2009. Includes links to government and non-profit reputable sources for pregnancy and abortion statistics tools to search for statistics based on specific behavioral, demographic, or other data. Includes teen pregnancy links to charts, graphs and tables with teen pregnancy data
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Not enough vitamin D in the diet could mean too much fat on adolescents - 0 views

    AUGUSTA, Ga. - Too little vitamin D could be bad for more than your bones; it may also lead to fatter adolescents, researchers say.\n\nA Medical College of Georgia study of more than 650 teens age 14-19 has found that those who reported higher vitamin D intakes had lower overall body fat and lower amounts of the fat in the abdomen, a type of fat known as visceral fat, which has been associated with health risks such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension
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Low Vitamin D Hurts Teenagers' Hearts - 0 views

    March 11, 2009 -- Low vitamin D levels greatly increase a teenager's risk of diabetes and heart disease, Johns Hopkins researchers find.

    It is becoming clear that adults who get too little vitamin D are at higher risk for diabetes and heart disease. Now, it appears vitamin D levels also affect these risks earlier in life, say Johns Hopkins researchers Jared P. Reis, PhD, and colleagues.
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