Our STD rate might be on the rise, but at least Minnesota's teens are having safer sex: Between 2007 and 2011, the number of teens giving birth in the state dropped by more than 30 percent.See Also:
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Over the weekend, Pioneer Press columnist Joe Soucheray uncorked a baffling column blaming single mothers for flight delays and unplowed streets. While lazing about for a topic, Soucheray stumbled across a statistic in his own paper that 6 out of 10 women who give birth in their early 20s are single ... More >>
Max Reid's treatment for autism was initially uncovered by his insurance.We first told you about the fight over Intensive Early Intervention Behavioral therapy for kids with autism in our January feature.
More recently, the issue got prominent treatment in a two-part series on the cover of t ... More >>
The ongoing saga of Jeremy Giefer has been chock-full of disturbing revelations.First came the charges that he repeatedly raped his young daughter over a period of years. Then the news that during this same period he successfully applied to have his previous record as a sex offender from Governor ... More >>
Josu, FlickrJackson is pissed off on behalf of Santa impersonators everywhere.The holiday season is a tough time to lose your job -- especially if you're Santa Claus.
For the past four years, Dennis Jackson has dressed up as Santa and entertained kids at the Head Start program in St. Peter. ... More >>
Chelscia English.Chelscia English has just learned first hand the truth behind that old saying, "You can't take your eyes off that kid for a minute."
That's what she did the other night in St. Paul when she parked her SUV with the engine running and ran into the Rainbow Foods on Arcade Stree ... More >>
Photo: happysnapperOK, this is hardly a scientific survey. But still, St. Paul just got ranked dead last in The Daily Beast's pre-Mother's Day survey of mommy-friendly U.S. cities.
Based on what? Mothers-per-capita according to U.S. Census Bureau data; educational quality as scored by Great ... More >>
Planned Parenthood's Highland Park clinic in St. Paul, the frequent scene of anti-abortion protests -- and, more recently, counter-protests favoring reproductive rights -- is closing up shop.
But the services it offers aren't going away. Instead, the women's reproductive health organization ... More >>
Teaching at the agency is the first or best job many participants have ever held, and it's one of the reasons why Head Start works so well. But at PICA, staffers allege, parents' inexperience is used against them.