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MTV's teen mom series results in pregnancy reduction, study finds

MTV's teen mom series results in pregnancy reduction, study finds

Three MTV series that chronicle the tough and sometimes troubled lives of teen moms contributed to a 5.7 percent reduction in teen births, or one-third the total decline, according to a new study.

The study by researchers from the University of Maryland and Wellesley College also found that Internet searches and tweets about birth control and abortion spike when "16 and Pregnant," "Teen Mom" and "Teen Mom 2" air.

The reductions occcured between June...

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