Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations

Pregnancy Prevalent Among Toronto Street Youth

Date:
May 3, 1998
Source:
University Of Maryland, Baltimore
Summary:
Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, have determined that pregnancy is common among the city’s female street youth and that risk of pregnancy is significantly associated with length of time on the street and the age at which the youth entered street life.

Related Articles


Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, have determined that pregnancy is common among the city’s female street youth and that risk of pregnancy is significantly associated with length of time on the street and the age at which the youth entered street life. Sheri Findley, a fellow in the hospital’s Division of Adolescent Medicine, will present the findings today in New Orleans, at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. The meeting runs May 1-5. For interviews during the meeting, contact the press room at (504) 670-8502 or 670-8508.Researchers’ Institutional Contact: Liz Leake (416) 813-5046


Story Source:

The above story is based on materials provided by University Of Maryland, Baltimore. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length.


Cite This Page:

University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "Pregnancy Prevalent Among Toronto Street Youth." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 3 May 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980429133958.htm>.
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. (1998, May 3). Pregnancy Prevalent Among Toronto Street Youth. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 30, 2015 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980429133958.htm
University Of Maryland, Baltimore. "Pregnancy Prevalent Among Toronto Street Youth." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980429133958.htm (accessed March 30, 2015).

Share This


More From ScienceDaily



More Health & Medicine News

Monday, March 30, 2015

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

S. Leone in New Anti-Ebola Lockdown

S. Leone in New Anti-Ebola Lockdown

AFP (Mar. 28, 2015) Sierra Leone imposed a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday for the second time in six months in a bid to prevent a resurgence of the deadly Ebola virus. Duration: 01:17 Video provided by AFP
Powered by NewsLook.com
These Popular Antibiotics Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

These Popular Antibiotics Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

Newsy (Mar. 27, 2015) A popular class of antibiotic can leave patients in severe pain and even result in permanent nerve damage. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
Sierra Leone in Ebola Lockdown

Sierra Leone in Ebola Lockdown

Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 27, 2015) Millions of people in Sierra Leone are urged to stay at home in a three-day lockdown to help end the country&apos;s Ebola outbreak. Paul Chapman reports. Video provided by Reuters
Powered by NewsLook.com
WH Plan to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

WH Plan to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

AP (Mar. 27, 2015) The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly. (March 27) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:

Strange & Offbeat Stories


Health & Medicine

Mind & Brain

Living & Well

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins