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More girls in the U.S. are remaining virgins until their late teens and into their 20s, with the biggest rates of decline in sexual activity seen among African-Americans and Hispanics, the CDC says.

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    10/28/2014 - 3:00 pm | View Link
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    10/28/2014 - 8:07 pm | View Link
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    10/28/2014 - 5:36 pm | View Link
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    10/28/2014 - 4:36 pm | View Link
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    10/28/2014 - 3:55 pm | View Link
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