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Preventing Teen Pregnancy: More Contraception and MTV?

Teenage pregnancy in the United States hit an all time low in 2013. After a rise in pregnancies between 1986 and 1991, many organizations and policymakers developed programs to prevent or delay adolescent pregnancy. 168 more words

Reproductive Health

How MTV Lowered Teen Pregnancy, TV's Most Pirated Shows and More Morning #Mustreads

Happy Friday!

Here’s some of what’s getting tossed around the Re/code newsroom this morning:

  1. University of Maryland researchers are crediting MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” and its spin-offs for helping to lower the rate of teen motherhood after its 2008 peak.
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Chapter 49: The Permanent Marker

You know what a good sign is that you’re NOT the leading man in a tense love triangle? When the lead girl has a tattoo of the other guy on her hip. 552 more words

Social Choices: Why Reality TV Isn't Real and You Shouldn't Bother With It.

Stay Classy America

We could have a historical debate about when reality TV came into existence – any form of unscripted live TV that captured the nation could fit the bill.   613 more words

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