School Health Centers May Help Lower Black Teen Births

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The number of teenagers having babies has been dropping in the United States. The most dramatic decline has been for African-American girls. According to two Colorado researchers, the biggest drop in the state was for girls at Denver high schools with on-campus health clinics, where the birth rates dropped by more than 75 percent. Ryan Warner talks to Dr. Sue Ricketts and Bruce Guernsey of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.