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Friday, July 11, 2008

Teen Pregnancies Spike to 15-Year High

 
Children Having Children
Pregnant teen bellyJoe Raedle, Getty Images

The teen pregnancy rate is up for the first time since 1991, according to a report released Friday by the National Institutes of Health. In 2006, the number of teenage girls between the ages 15 to 17 having babies rose to about 139,000 from about 133,000 in 2005.

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