FIND OUT WHY: American Academy of Pediatrics recommends IUDs, implants for teens

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SEATTLE — Dr. Gina Sucato, adolescent medicine specialist with Group Health, is one of the authors of a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics that recommends doctors talk to teenage patients about implants and IUDs for birth control.

Sucato explains why the recommendation was made.

 

 

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