A new report by the World Health Organization estimates that two out of three adults under the age of 50 had herpes simplex virus 1 in 2012. That’s 3.7 billion people worldwide who are infected. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to panic.
Conference organizers announced that more than 1,600 people are expected to attend the National Religious Liberties Conference, which will include scheduled appearances by Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and Bobby Jindal—all strident opponents of abortion rights.
In explaining his vote to withdraw the funds for a local health center, a Republican county commissioner cited “very political” emails from Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado.
A federal court ruled Thursday that state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates must continue despite efforts by the Jindal administration to block the funds.
The Department of Defense found that there has been a 41 percent increase in syphilis cases among active service members since 2010. A report from the agency suggests the military should create targeted prevention campaigns.
The data in Coming Out of Concrete Closets sheds light on the ways in which systemic discrimination of LGBTQ communities—particularly low-income communities and communities of color—forms a dragnet of criminalization for the most marginalized.
Wednesday’s ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs.
Colorado’s chief medical officer is trumpeting data showing that a pregnancy-prevention program has reduced teen abortion and pregnancy rates. A state GOP lawmaker says the program is “killing children.”
Though Paul Ryan has an undoubtedly abysmal history where gender and economic equity are concerned, the uncomfortable fact remains that his actions with regard to his personal life may have progressive effects.
The Supreme Court is considering taking up a request by New Hampshire Right to Life to force disclosure of certain documents by the Obama administration related to a direct grant provided to Planned Parenthood affiliates in New Hampshire.