U.S. Teen Birth Rate Rises After Long Decline

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The U.S. media seized on recent reports that high school girls in a Massachusetts town had made a pact to get pregnant and raise babies together. Officials have rejected reports of a pregnancy pact, but the incident highlights concern among some adolescent health experts that the U.S. teen birth rate is starting to rise again. Leta Hong Fincher has more on teen mothers and efforts to reduce teen pregnancy.

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