If one out of four Orange County residents use Planned Parenthood because they trust the health center provides excellent care, why did anti-choice lawmakers vote to strip funding from this same center just months ago?
The time has come for the Democrats to correct course and stop government funding of ineffective abstinence-only programs. How can congressional leaders continue to ignore the public health consensus about science-based programs?
Both the members of Congress and the lone public health researcher who spoke in support of abstinence-only at the recent Congressional hearing were scrambling for evidence.
It’s time for Congress to take a hard look at some less sexy aspects of sex and sexuality — like the high rates of STIs contracted by teen girls.
A congressional hearing Wednesday by the House oversight committee that promised to “assess the evidence” on abstinence-only demonstrated that social conservatives still shape the public debate on sexuality education.
Over-the-counter painkillers for urinary tract infections provide instant relief to thousands of women. But a recent study shows that an alarmingly high rate of women do not seek out proper medical attention and prescription medication after their painful symptoms are gone.
Despite the recognized benefits of universal programs aimed at young girls there is still a need to raise concerns about vulnerable and disadvantaged groups of women who are simply falling through the cracks.
Do you need to have a sit down about sex with someone that you love? Is that person your mom, dad or even a grandparent? The reality is that the changing face of “seniors” means a lot more sexually active older adults. We need to start talking to the old and the young about the birds and the bees.