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Poverty Underscores Need for Reform

Health care reform can help level the playing field for women who have been overlooked for too long. Simply put, women must not be left out of the most important public policy discussion of a generation.

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Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund at President Obama’s Rally in Minneapolis

Check out Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund’s latest videos from President Obama’s health care reform rally in Minneapolis!

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Health care reform must address health care challenges faced by rural women

“I can’t fill my prescription because I have to buy groceries.” One
needs only to spend a day in any one of our health care centers to hear
stories just like this and to see the need for meaningful health care
reform.

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Speaking up for women’s health at public health round table

Last week U. S. Senator Al Franken hosted a round table discussion with Minnesota’s public health community. I shared some of my experiences as CEO of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota.

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More Troubling News from the CDC on the Sexual Health of Young Adults

The latest report from the CDC underscores what many already know: teens need medically accurate and age appropriate information and access to preventative health care to build healthier, brighter futures.

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The Simple Truth about Family Planning

According to a Guttmacher Institute report from early this year, the typical American woman, who wants two children, spends about five years pregnant, postpartum or trying to become pregnant, and three decades…

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A Day in the Life of a Planned Parenthood Clinic Escort

What’s a Planned Parenthood volunteer clinic escort and why are they
needed? Check out this video to learn about the important work our escorts do.

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Working Toward Common Ground in the Abortion Debate

Sarah Stoesz writes in her reader diary that a recent Gallup Poll appears to find more Americans than ever identifying as “pro-life.” But experience shows that such labels as “pro-life” and “pro-choice” are dated and drive wedges.

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Focusing on prevention, closing up disparities in health care reform

In a new report, the Center for American Progress’s Nayla Kazzi breaks down the current health care crisis and highlights some startling numbers…

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