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Why we need Comprehensive Sex Ed

Why we need Comprehensive Sex Ed

September 23rd, 2012

Among developed nations, the US ranks first in teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections–and states with abstinence-only education rank highest in teen pregnancy. Check out this Infographic highlighting why we need comprehensive sexual education.

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Arizona – Vote for Healthcare!

Arizona – Vote for Healthcare!

August 03rd, 2012

Presenting the AZ Vote for Healthcare campaign: a collaboration of more than 20 healthcare associations and patient groups to provide fact-based, non-partisan education to Arizonans about voting and election activities. AZ Vote for Healthcare can help voters follow the voting records of elected officials on critical healthcare issues and state and federal policy decisions that will affect health […]

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FDA approves Truvada for prevention of HIV/AIDS

FDA approves Truvada for prevention of HIV/AIDS

July 16th, 2012

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug meant to help prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS in at-risk individuals. Truvada, a combination medication that was approved by the FDA in 2004 to help control HIV in infected individuals, has been found to significantly reduce the risk of acquiring HIV. Uninfected individuals must […]

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FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Med

FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Med

June 08th, 2012

The US Food and Drug Administration today approved Perjeta (pertuzumab), a new intravenously-administered therapy against HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer. Perjeta is intended for patients who have not received prior treatment for metastatic breast cancer with an anti-HER2 therapy or chemotherapy, and is combined with trastuzumab, another anti-HER2 therapy, and docetaxel, a type of chemotherapy. To read […]

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Emergency Contraception – How it Works and Who Uses it

Emergency Contraception – How it Works and Who Uses it

February 06th, 2012

NPR piece on who emergency contraception is used by and how it is different than the abortion pill, with an explanation of how morning-after pills work both before and after ovulation by Dr. Katherine White, an obstetrician at Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts. Click to read more at www.NPR.org

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Millennials of Color on Sex Ed

Millennials of Color on Sex Ed

February 22nd, 2010

Millennials, young people 30 and under, are coming of age in a world vastly different from that of their parents and grandparents. The Millennial generation is diverse, technologically savy, open minded, and committed to sexual health and rights. In fact, this generation may just be the most pro sexual health generation in U.S. history and […]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Cost Effectiveness and Innovation – A Policy Primer on AHCCCS

Celebrating 30 Years of Cost Effectiveness and Innovation – A Policy Primer on AHCCCS

November 30th, 2013

AFHP is a proud sponsor of the posted AHCCCS 101 primer.  Please learn more about Arizona’s innovative and efficient Medicaid program.  Please feel free to print this out on a 11×17 paper and distribute. Click here to view the AHCCCS 101 primer  

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