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Happy 2010! Seven Ways to Stay in the Best of (Reproductive) Health this year.

Resolutions can be hard to keep. So Planned Parenthood of New York City shares seven of our most attainable resolutions to help keep you in the best of (reproductive) health this year!

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What does health care reform mean to you?

No matter what the result of health care reform, our lives will be profoundly affected. So how do we make sure our voices are heard, and that things essential to our health aren’t left behind? Why through photos, of course.

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The IUD Debate: Experienced Providers Weigh In

Conflicting messages on IUDs abound. How do you know who’s right, and why are so many people telling you different things? Providers at Planned Parenthood of New York City, who regularly do IUD insertions, weigh in.

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What sex ed do you recommend when a teen’s had, well, nothing?

How do you answer the questions of a 14-year-old who’s had her period for a year but still doesn’t know where it comes from? And where can you send a teen who’s only sex ed has come from her private Christian school?

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Hmm, instead of ‘One Less’ I’ll be one more?

I’m too old to get the HPV vaccine. Is it worth shelling out $600 for? And is it really fair that I’m considered "too old" in the first place?

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Should Sex Ed Always Be Sex-Positive?

Sure, I admire the intention of web sites like the new Sex.Really. But do you know how much harm you’re really doing when you preach against a ‘hookup culture’?

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Remember that first awkward conversation with mom and/or dad?

My first ‘sex talk’ happened when I was three, with my pregnant mom whipping out ‘Our Bodies Ourselves’ and giving me the straight facts . But not everyone is so lucky, with parents’ tactics ranging from boring to bizzare.

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