Colorado teen birthrate drops 40% with low-cost birth control

July 10, 2014 2:44 PM

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Colorado teen birthrate drops 40% with low-cost birth control

(CNN) -- One state has found a way to significantly reduce teen pregnancy rates. But is its solution realistic for the rest of the United States?

Colorado's teen birth rate dropped 40% between 2009 and 2013, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced this week, in part due to a program that provides long-acting contraception to low-income women.

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