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Strategic Health Communication in a New Age

To respond effectively to the epidemics of AIDS and TB around the world, a strategy for communicating messages that influence individual behavior change, community attitudes and socio-political dynamics is critical.

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Mi Compañera

During a time when abortion politics are the wedge issue dividing the social justice movement, some doulas are working across issue lines to provide women with the support they need for all their decisions.

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Platform to Heal: Presidential Hopefuls Take On Healthcare for 2008

The presidential hopefuls take on health care in Election 2008.

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Increase HIV Testing with Education

What are some ways to increase rates of HIV testing without making it mandatory?

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Abortion Funds: Putting Women’s Needs at the Center

Abortion funds know that for low-income and uninsured women, Roe v. Wade has, essentially, been overturned.

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Mind the Gap: Racial Health Disparities Persist

Recent studies from Maryland, North Carolina, and Alabama shed light on racial infant and maternal health disparities.

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Plan B: Politics Over Science

The FDA's foot-dragging over non-prescription approval for Plan B set a disturbing precedent of putting politics over science.

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Health Professionals: The Gatekeepers In Youth Health Care

Young people deserve respectful, culturally competent care when accessing basic health care services. But some find a trip to the doctor winds up more like a stint in the principal's office.

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