Health

Is Baby Recession Over? US Births Up After Years of Decline

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years. About 53,000 more babies were born in 2014 than the year before Read More

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National

Black Teen Birth Rate Falls 60 Percent in 10 Years

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –  A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by 60 percent between 1991 and 2011 – a rate 10 percent greater than Read More