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The hazards of too much stuff
On average, each family in the United States has 39 pairs of shoes, 90 videos, 139 toys, 212 compact discs and 438 books or magazines, according to a recent University of California study.
28 January 2015

Decrease in teenage pregnancy rates
Teenage pregnancy rates have decreased considerably during the past few decades in developed countries, but remain relatively high in some.
27 January 2015

ellaOne now over-the-counter in Europe
The European Commission has confirmed the authorisation of the emergency contraceptive ellaOne to be accessible directly from pharmacies without the need for a prescription.
27 January 2015

Climate and population are linked
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently stated that poulation and economic growth “continue to be the most important drivers of increases in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion”.
26 January 2015

The effect of population growth on climate change
Human population growth increases consumption and thereby increases the amounts of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.
26 January 2015

The cost of raising a child in Britain
The average cost of raising a child in Britain increased by almost £2,000 during the last year to approximately £230,000 (US $345,000), according to the Center of Economic and Business Research.
25 January 2015

New US Congress threatens family planning
United States foreign aid to family planning clinics in developing countries is expected to be cut when committees of the Republican-controlled 114th Congress begin work.
24 January 2015

Russia's population still growing
The population of Russia increased from 143.7 million to its current size of just under 144 million during the past year.
23 January 2015

Arctic sea ice slipping away
In the 1980s, approximately 26 per cent of the Arctic ice pack was four years old or older. Now only about 10 per cent is.
23 January 2015

Future United States population growth
United States Department of Energy researchers have developed a population distribution model that provides predictions of where people will live in the United States in the coming decades.
22 January 2015

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