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Less Teens Having Sex, But More Using Morning After Pill

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DALLAS -- according to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill. That's a serious jump from a decade ago when only 1 in 12 used emergency contraception.

The report is based on 2,000 people ages 15 to 19 from 2011 to 2013.

It’s probably no surprise since all teens can buy the morning-after pill over the counter, without parental permission. And at only  $35 to $50 bucks a pop, it's pretty affordable for today's resourceful teens.

Although, the study says the number of teens having sex is down since the 80s.

But remember kids, pills like Plan B won't protect you from STDs or AIDS.

This is one time you should listen to your parents, it’s better to wait. But if you must, then remember this: No glove, no love!

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