US Birth Rate Falls for the Second Year in a Row

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The birth rate in the US continues to decline. A preliminary report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the number of US births decreased that year. According to the CDC,  there were 3,953,593 births in the US 2011. That's 1 percent fewer (or, more specifically, 45,793 fewer) births than there were in... read more