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Teen Pregnancy Way Down, but Not For Everyone

(CBS) Teen pregnancy is down, way down in America, but teens in this country are still getting pregnant at rates that dwarf the rest of the developed world. That's according to a new Centers for Disease Control report, which found teen birth rates dropped 37 percent over the last two decades and are now at a record low. But the agency says it's still not

Poor Eating Habits May Lead to Anemia in Older Women

FRIDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- A poor diet is associated with a greater risk of developing anemia among postmenopausal women, a new study has found. Researchers analyzed data from 72,833 older women in the United States and found that deficiencies in more than a single nutrient were associated with a 21 percent increased risk of persistent anemia.

The Growing Popularity of Dental Implants

Dental implants are the fastest growing area in dentistry. The industry is expected to become 1.5 billion dollar market by the end of this year. Increased availability, safer procedures, life-time guarantees and lower cost of dental implants make it a very popular option to replace damaged or missing teeth.

Social Media Promotion for Women Entrepreneurs

Women starting their own entrepreneurial ventures are turning to Instagram more than ever. The prevalence of the social network has increased after its acuqisiition in 2012 and African American women have been turning to purchasing Instagram followers to increase their reach and authority on the social network.

Service Dog Vests

Service dogs are essential to women with disabilitiessuch as visual impairment, and there's no reason to not have an eye on your service dog at all times. Companion Animals provides a service dog vest for your best friend and guide in the world: your service dog.

Many Obese Moms and Kids Underestimate Their Weight

WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese people often think they weigh less than they do, and many mothers of chubby kids view their children's bulk as normal, new research finds. The study of women and children conducted at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City found that faulty body image was far more prevalent among the