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Pollution Leads to More Baby Girls - Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, babies, pollution, dioxins, girls, birth, toxins, study )

- 2377 days ago -
Toronto - More girls than boys are born in some Canadian communities because airborne pollutants called dioxins can alter normal sex ratios, even if the source of the pollution is many kilometres away, researchers say. Dioxin exposure has been shown el
'One in 10 Girls Has STD Linked to Cancer By 16'
Health & Wellness  (tags: teens, health, girls, virus, human, sexually transmitted disease, HPV, cancer, risk )

- 2407 days ago -
At least one in 10 teenage girls is carrying a sexually-transmitted disease which could give them cancer. By the age of 18, around 20% of girls will have contracted the virus, while by the age of 24, 40% will have done so.
Improving Reproductive Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's Reproductive Rights, UNFPA, girls, women, child, health, HIV, safe births )

K. A.
- 2413 days ago -
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND- their vision - that every child is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.
MUST READ: CDC: Suicide Rate Among U.S. Girls Soars
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, girls, research, suicide )

- 2420 days ago -
The suicide rate among preteen and young teen girls spiked 76 percent, a disturbing sign that federal health officials say they can't fully explain. For all young people between ages 10 to 24, the suicide rate rose 8 percent from 2003 to 2004...........
What Is Female Genital Mutilation?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, woman, girls, violence, health, risks, abuse )

- 2545 days ago -
FGM includes all procedures involving total or partial removal of the external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organs, whether for cultural, religious or other non-therapeutic reasons.

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