October 11th, 2012
The Bill of Reproductive Rights is an effort by the Center for Reproductive Rights to deliver a thundering statement—backed by hundreds of thousands of signatures from concerned citizens like you—to the U.S. Congress and the President that they must guarantee and protect reproductive rights as fundamental human rights and stop the attacks by politicians who […]
September 28th, 2012
A quick video from the Guttmacher Institute on the benefits of birth control.
September 26th, 2012
In the US, girls under 17 need a prescription in order to purchase emergency contraception at a pharmacy. Because making an doctor appointment for that prescription after needing it is an unnecessary barrier to birth control access, the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) is urging pediatricians to give their teenage patients those prescriptions in advance.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
November 30th, 2013
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