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National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low

U.S. teen pregnancy and birth rates are the lowest they’ve ever been, and more teens are using birth control and delaying sex altogether.

According to a new analysis released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), birth rates for black teenagers fell by 44 percent and those for Hispanic teens fell by 51 percent in the last 10 years. The overall birth rate among American teenagers is down by 40 percent. Continue reading National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low