Health Rewind: Are Genes to Blame for Kidney Failure Among Blacks?

of 107Photo
  • Bullies More Likely to Have Riskier Sex
  • Idris Elba Suffering From Asthma Since His Childhood
  • Are Black Teachers the Answer to Lowering Teen Pregnancy Rates?
  • New Report: The Health State of African-American Women
  • Exercise Can Help Ease Depression Among Teens
  • Preemie Rates Down in the U.S., But Still High
  • Genetics May Be Factor for Kidney Failure in Blacks
  • First-Person Stories of Abortion
  • New Cholesterol Med Recommendations Mean More Blacks on Treatment
  • Cardio vs. Strength Training for Obese Girls

Are Black Teachers the Answer to Lowering Teen Pregnancy Rates?

While teen pregnancy rates have dropped in the U.S., African-American teens bear the brunt of this epidemic.  Yet, a new study found that for Black teens who attended schools with Black teachers, their teen pregnancy rates dropped. Researchers believe that African-American educators serve as role models that may help deter their students from having babies, says the Atlantic

(Photo: West Coast Surfer/Getty Images)

More Photo Galleries

Related Topics