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Sec Ward Wants NM Off the Top of the List

Nov 20, 2015

Sat, 11/14-DOH top priorities for NM- #1, # 2: Dramatically Reduce Teen Pregnancy and Change Public Health to Wellness 


Ward has a plan to provide women and teens with LARC-long acting contraception- for free. She maintains that would reduce teen pregnancies in the state with the most teen pregnancies, New Mexico. Reporter Dani McClain finds that some women are skeptical about LARC. http://www.thenation.com/article/long-acting-contraception-makes-teen-pregnancy-rates-plummet-so-why-are-some-women-still-skeptical/

DOH Sec Retta Ward
Reporter Dani McClain