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Every year, about 4 million babies are born in the United States, and, according to the latest numbers, more of them than ever are twins. (Donnie Ray Jones/Flickr)closemore
Every year, about 4 million babies are born in the United States, and, according to the latest numbers, more of them than ever are twins. (Donnie Ray Jones/Flickr)

Every year, about 4 million babies are born in the United States, and, according to the latest numbers, more of them than ever are twins.

WBUR health reporter Carey Goldberg joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the reasons behind this trend, as well as what it means for science.

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  • Carey Goldberg, co-host of our home station WBUR’s CommonHealth blog.
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