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10:28 am on Friday August 22, 2014

SC teen pregnancy rate: nation's 11th highest

South Carolina's teen pregnancy rate has been nearly cut in half in the last 20 years. But now, it's still the 11th highest teen birth rate in the country.
1:44 am on Tuesday July 10, 2012

Number of births to moms on Medicaid falls in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton counties

Flickr user Koffiemetkoek The number of moms in total — along with the number of teenage moms — who were relying on Medicaid fell across the region in 2011. In Beaufort County the number of moms giving birth while on Medicaid fell 10.2% to 862, and...
8:30 am on Monday June 18, 2012

New Face2Face of Myrtle Beach group supports women through pregnancy/infant loss grief

Face2Face of Myrtle Beach on Facebook Face2Face of Myrtle Beach will hold its first meeting this Saturday.  It is a support group is for women who have suffered a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. Heather Moore, founder of the group, suffered...
3:38 am on Wednesday January 25, 2012

Teen birth rate continues to fall in Beaufort County, S.C.

Flickr user Koffiemetkoek While the overall teen birth rate is the lowest it has been this century in Beaufort County, the birth rate for mothers between the ages of 15 and 17 has crept back up. In data presented by the S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen...
8:18 am on Friday June 27, 2008

Planned Parenthood to open in Charleston

Image by Planned Parenthood Health SystemsImage by 20080627pphs.jpg This is the building at 200 Rutledge Ave. that Planned Parenthood purchased in December for about $1.25 million. The group plans to open a health center here sometime this year....