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Teen pregnancy with both it's causes and effects.

Date Submitted: 03/12/2004 11:31:13
Category: / Recreation & Sports / Health & Beauty
Length: 3 pages (747 words)
The Facts According to Seventeen magazine, "If you're sexually active, you know that getting pregnant is a risk." Every year approximately one million teen girls get pregnant in the United States and every year the federal government spends close to forty billion dollars to help families that began with a teenage birth (Teen Pregnancy). The United States has the highest estimate of teen pregnancy and births in the western industrialized world (Teen Pregnancy). Only one-third …
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…still the question of how much should be taught in schools. Teenagers are most likely to get information from their friends, and do what their friends do. Education is the key to a students's future. Children must have all the facts when it comes to pregnancy, sex, and disease, facts that should be readily available to them in school. Posting the information in the school library or the school infirmary could help prevent unwanted pregnancies.
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