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Best birth-control method for teen girls may be IUD or implant

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A leading group of American physicians advise that sexually active teen girls' best bet for birth control is either an IUD or a birth-control implant. 

American physicians advise that the birth control pill might not be the best method of contraception for teen girls. ©Anna Dudnic/shutterstock.com

According to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), more than 40 percent of teens in the US are sexually active, but fewer than one in 20 uses the most effective contraceptives.

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