Tag Archive: risk

Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Uncomplicated Pregnancies, Healthy Babies

Childhood cancer survivors are capable of having healthy babies, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

Gender Bias in Risky Behaviour

Earlier this week, my son was out riding his bicycle on a side street near our home when our neighbours came out to say hello. My son was riding an oval shaped pattern and was going at full five-year-old speed when our neighbour commented, “Boys and girls are so different! My daughter would never have…

Risky behaviours decrease in high school students

A study posted on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control indicates that risky sexual behaviours among high school students have decreased significantly since 1991. An examination of data gathered between 1991 and 2007 indicates that the number of sexually active students decreased by 12%, and that condom use among active students increased by 33%. Injection…