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Teen pregnancy drops 40 percent, a 70 year low

By Danny Ciamprone | April 14, 2011

Over the past 20 years, the teen pregnancy rate has dropped by 40 percent, making it the lowest rate in 70 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Despite this, 400,000 teen girls, aged 15-19, still give birth each year in...

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