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May 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Wednesday is National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Wednesday marks the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and we should celebrate the progress made over the last two decades in decreasing our country’s teen pregnancy rate. Despite our great strides, though, teen pregnancies in the United States remain higher than any other industrialized country, and the birth rate among Kansans ages 15 to 19 is above the national average.

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