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Friday, September 17, 2010

CDC: One-third of sex ed omits birth control

A new study by the CDC shows that most teens have had some form of sex education, but almost 1/3 have not been taught anything about birth control methods. 
Almost all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods, according to a new government report released Wednesday.
Many teens apparently are not absorbing those lessons — other recent data shows that after years of steady decline, the teen birth rate rose from 2005 to 2007. It dipped again in 2008, to about 10% of all births.
Read more at USA Today

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