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Last-Minute GOP Ad Against WA State Sen. Rodney Tom Falsely Accuses On “Women’s Issues”

Washington State Senator Rodney Tom is falsely accused of wanting to “abolish women’s rights” in a last minute attack mailer, today. Tom and women’s rights organizations come back with the truth.

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Roundup: Choosing Gubernatorial Candidates Not Always A Great Choice

We’re now entering the countdown to election day, and in some states the candidates show clear differences on abortion.  In others, the choices are exactly the same.

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The Human Papillomavirus: What You Need to Know

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States.  Approximately 75 percent of all sexually active individuals will contract HPV at some time in their lives.  There are many different strains of HPV, some more dangerous than others.  Here is what you need to know.

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Cervical Cancer, Relationships and Divorce

Statistics indicate that people who experience cervical and testicular cancer have a higher rate of divorce. What is the lived reality of cancer survivors, especially women of Color in the US, who have survived cervical cancer?

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Chlamydia is Still the Number 1 STD

Chlamydia is still the number 1 STD in America. What are you going to do about it?

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Planned Parenthood = Primary, Preventive Care

As the health care reform debate heats up, Planned Parenthood Action Fund today has launched a multimedia campaign focused on the central role played by Planned Parenthood affiliates in communities across the nation.

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Roundup: Obama’s Promise to “Pro-Lifers”

E.J Dionne says Obama should make good on his promise to seek middle ground on abortion; Obama should end federal funding of abstinece-only and fund comprehensive sex ed; Philippine reproductive health bill sparks battle with Catholic Church; Gardasil can prevent genital warts in males.

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Colorado’s Anti-Choice Amendment Advocates: Just Say No to Cancer Prevention Programs!

Colorado’s Amendment 48 backers are trying a new tactic in the face of crushing defeat: attack low-income women’s access to cancer screenings!

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Nobel Prize Awarded to Virologist Who Linked HPV to Cervical Cancer

German virologist Harold zur Hausen’s Nobel Prize is a reminder that there is overwhelming scientific consensus that HPV is the cause of cervical cancer.

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Inaccurate Pap Smear Results Common in Colombia

A majority of Colombian women get Pap smears, but new studies show that ten percent of such tests administered in Colombia yield inaccurate results.

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