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Better Contraception Teaching Reduces Unintended Pregnancies

Posted 7/27/15 (Mon) read more »

Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed

Posted 3/24/15 (Tue) read more »

Why gynecologists think IUDs are the best contraceptive

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are amazingly, fantastically good at preventing pregnancy-better than pretty much any other available contraceptive.

Posted 12/08/14 (Mon) read more »

Emergency contraception is now something you can order online (for half the price!)

A company called Syzygy has found a new way to expand EC access that help people avoid stigma. But there's a cost!

Posted 10/20/14 (Mon) read more »

Pediatricians back IUDs for teen birth control

A major pediatricians group is recommending that teens use long-acting contraceptives such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) ahead of other forms of birth control.

Posted 10/06/14 (Mon) read more »

Family Planning Program Television Ad

Watch this video to learn more about the Family Planning Program.

Posted 6/04/14 (Wed) read more »

Link to HPV Powerpoint

Human papillomavirus (also called HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and throat. Most people who become infected with HPV do not even know they have it

Posted 7/17/13 (Wed) read more »

HPV Vaccination Sends Genital Wart Cases Plummeting: Study

In the five years since launching a nationwide human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program among girls between the ages of 12 and 26, Australia has seen a huge drop in the number of cases of genital warts, new research reveals.

Posted 6/24/13 (Mon) read more »

IUDs Safe For Teens, Study Says

Some doctors are still reluctant to prescribe intrauterine devices, but they are perfectly safe for teens, according to one of the largest studies to date that looks at IUD safety among adolescents and older women.

Posted 4/16/13 (Tue) read more »

A Push for HPV Vaccinations

The government recommended years ago that all adolescent girls get a vaccine to protect against cervical cancer. But nearly seven years after it first came to market, an overwhelming majority of girls have yet to be inoculated.

Posted 4/01/13 (Mon) read more »

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