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Morning after pill use is up

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The National Center for Health Statistics has issued its first report on emergency contraception use among American women.

By 2010, about 11% of sexually active women had used emergency contraceptive pills, up from 4% in 2002.

Most are in their early 20's and used the method because their either had unprotected sex or feared their method of protection had failed.

The report is from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.

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