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Stories with subject: Birth rates
  • CDC: Teen birth rates plunge, but racial disparities persist 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 2:13 pm

    NEW YORK - Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white teens.

  • Wyandotte County continues work to improve residents' health 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 1:54 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Seven years in to an effort to improve its poor showing on statewide surveys of resident health, Wyandotte County continues to rank near the bottom. But county leaders point to improvements in smoking rates, the teen birth rate and other measures to argue that the trend is in the right direction.