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Teen Health

National Campaign To Prevent Teen Pregnancy Statement On Abstinence-Only Program Evaluation

In response to a new evaluation of abstinence-only programs released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy released the following statement.

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Sick teens in crisis: Organ transplant patients may die when insurance runs out

A new study from Saint Louis University researchers shows that young transplant patients who lose their federally provided insurance coverage are more likely to stop taking necessary anti-rejection drugs, which can increase the risk of losing the transplanted organs.

The study appears in the March issue of Pediatric Transplantation.

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