Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Global 2011: How Young Is Too Young For Birth Control?

Photograph of a half-used blister pack of Levl...Image via Wikipedia
Apparently, more and more teen girls are popping pills -- birth control pills, that is.

A Thomson Reuters study released this past March reported that 18 percent of girls ages 13 to 18 were on some form of oral contraceptive in 2009. These figures represent a 50 percent increase in birth control prescriptions since 2002 -- a mere seven years earlier.;_ylt=Aig.rvUh5EIKIXtZmhFIMA1qbqU5

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