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Teen Pregnancy

Will New Birth Control Coverage Reduce Teen Pregnancy?

New rules requiring insurance companies to cover birth control without a copay go into effect today. Doctors say this could make a dent in teen pregnancy rates by giving teens access to the most effective forms of contraception — which are also some of the most expensive.

Economic Opportunity Is Better Than Sex Ed At Preventing Teen Pregnancy

A new study says America's teen birthrate may be influenced by something that has nothing to do with condoms or sex ed: poverty. Teenagers who feel like they have no shot at economic success may be having kids instead.

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