As Congress considers restrictions on and total elimination of federal funding for reproductive health serivces, two new public opinion polls released today indicate that the ultra-right lawmakers pushing for funding bans are far out of step with the majority of American voters.
Here are some suggestions on building a better bridge between you and your teen on sexuality issues…a top ten list for parents to hit it out of the park themselves in 2011.
In December, Wisconsin won approval of a Medicaid State Plan Amendment, making permanent the very successful MA Family Planning Waiver. Now advocates must protect it from attack.
“Don’t ask, don’t tell” is a giant roadblock in the middle of the typical “ask” and “tell” encounter that’s absolutely essential to the effective practice of medicine. Don’t we owe it to our men and women in uniform, who are called on to sacrifice so much for us every day, to make sure we’re doing our part to protect their health?
Just like some people have pervasive or seemingly illogical fears about heights or small spaces, some phobias are pregnancy-based, about becoming pregnant, being pregnant and/or giving birth.
A new study concludes that teens who have sex in committed relationships are not suffering the fire-and-brimstone the religious right claim will befall young people who are sexually active. It’s the importance of the relationship that matters; not the sexual activity.
Hopefully what I can do is help you to worry about it less and accept the way your body is right now more.
Sex really is a lot like dancing. We move together, trying to gauge and flow with each other’s rhythms, following or mirroring each others’ steps.
The first day of the G8 Summit answered some of the questions advocates have raised about Canada’s signature G8 initiative, The Muskoka Initiative for maternal and child health. But important gaps remain.