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U.S. Report Reveals Teen Pregnancy Down, But Drug Use Up

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Teen drug use up

And it's not the birth control they're on either!

An annual report known as America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2011, which is a compilation of statistics on children from numerous organizations, has found that teen birth rates have declined, but teen drug has increased.

For the second consecutive year in the United States, the adolescent birth rate dropped from 21.7 per 1,000 girls ages 15 to 17 (2008) to 20.1 per 1,000 (2009, preliminary data).

Yayyy!!!

Unfortunately, the report also found that eight-graders

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