In 2007, Rick Perry signed an executive order mandating HPV vaccines for all girls entering the sixth grade. While he’s stood behind this decision for years, he began back-peddling as soon as he began running for president. While we may never know what Perry really thinks about HPV, STDs, and prevention, a close look at this issues shows us what he thinks about campaign contributions.
Apparently, parents should retain the right to expose their daughters to cancer.
Know your sexual rights and ask yourself: What is my responsibility? What are my sexual responsibilities?
Tamika and Friends is a national organization whose mission is to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its link to HPV through education and prevention.
When my mom knew my birth control was not only preventing “changes in my mood” but also the chance that I could get pregnant, she stopped paying for my birth control; she said, “I am not supporting your habit.”
All My Children takes on the world of STDs with a storyline about HPV that is, unfortunately, more dramatic than it is accurate.
STD Awareness Month (SAM) is important because of the potential harm of untreated STDs, including adverse pregnancy outcomes, infertility, cancers of the reproductive tract, and increased likelihood of HIV transmission.
Rhode Island’s legislative agenda on abortion; Louisiana state rep introduces abortion ban; and Rwanda unveils national campaign to address cervical cancer.
Get yourself tested. Most STD’s show little or no symptoms, so it’s hard to tell if you or your partner has one unless you get tested. Getting tested can be a pretty scary scenario to think about, but in reality getting tested is safe, easy, and confidential.
This article is part two in a series on facts and realities of teen sexual behavior in the United States. Here, we take an even closer look at what the data in a recent report is telling us about teen sexual behavior.