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Dr. Sonia Hassan speaks at the DMC Press Conference.

Study Suggests Safe Way To Prevent Premature Births

The National Institutes of Health, Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University have published of a major new study that describes a safe way to prevent as many as 45,000 premature births per year in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

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BabyCenter Unveils Top Baby Names Of 2011

BabyCenter released the results of its annual Baby Names Survey and the Top 100 Baby Names of 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

CDC: Teen Birth Rate Hit Record Low In 2010

The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15–19 years hit a record low in 2010, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

Trevaun Cortez Brooks

Man Accused Of Impregnating 11-Year-Old Will Go To Trial

The Macomb County man accused of getting an 11-year-old girl pregnant has been ordered to stand trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011

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Project On C-Section Births Changes Care In Michigan

Researchers say an initiative under way in 65 Michigan hospitals to discourage the use cesarean section births in many cases has already changed pregnancy care in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011

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Wayne State University Gets NIH Grant For Intervention

A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have received a three-year grant to develop a computer-delivered intervention for pregnant women at risk for alcohol use, which can lead to lifelong negative effects on the fetus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Trevaun Cortez Brooks (Booking Photo)

Judge Won’t Reduce Bond For Suspect In Child’s Pregnancy

Trevaun Brooks, accused of assaulting and impregnating his girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter, will remain in jail until his next court hearing,

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

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Almost Half Of Black Youth Report Pressure To Have Sex

Black youth report considerable pressure to have sex, according to a new survey of 1,500 black youth ages 13-21 released by Essence Magazine and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

Mom Could Face Charges In Case Of Pregnant Preteen

A Macomb County mother is under investigation for potential criminal charges in the case of a 12-year-old girl who allegedly gave birth to a child by her mother’s boyfriend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2011

Trevaun Cortez Brooks

Hearing Postponed For Suspect In Child’s Pregnancy

A Macomb County man won’t face a preliminary exam on charges of sexually assaulting and impregnating an 11-year-old girl until next month. Talking to WWJ, his attorney called him a “gentle soul.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011

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