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Family Planning

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  • Clinic aims to fill void left by shuttered People's health centers

    As People's Community Health Centers' financial problems mounted and the closure of the group's clinics became inevitable, government and health officials formulated a plan to get a replacement clinic up and running in Anne Arundel County.
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...

    Contraception, abstinence push U.S. teen birthrates to historic lows

    The birthrate for American teens hit an all-time low in 2013, and government statisticians attribute the decline to a reduction in teenage sexual activity and more widespread use of birth control among those who are having sex. Preliminary birth...

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...

    Teaching about STDs through comic books

    Teaching about STDs through comic books
    When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet...