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Baby Boomers Getting Older but Not Giving Up on Sex

Jul 24, 2014 | Relationships |Sexual Health | Comments (0)
Sex and the Seniors. This essay from Dr. Pepper Schwartz, featured in ASHA's newest book Creating a Sexually Healthy Nation, gives the scoop on Baby Boomers and navigating the sexual landscape as they age.

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ASHA Remembers the 298 Lives Lost on MH17

Jul 24, 2014 | General |HIV | Comments (0)
All of us at ASHA wish to express our deep sadness over the 298 lives lost on board the Malaysian Airways flight that was downed in Ukraine. A number of those on the flight were our colleagues en route to the International AIDS Conference taking place in Melbourne, Australia, and the blow dealt to the HIV/AIDS research community makes our sorrow all the more profound.

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20 Years of Reproductive Justice

Jul 23, 2014 | General | Comments (0)

On Wednesday June 18th, 2014, NARAL-NC, in partnership with El Pueblo, Sister Song, and  Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!), hosted their first Reproductive Justice Summit in North Carolina. The event title: “Dig In, Plant Progress” is a testament to what took place there. Geared primarily towards youth advocates and activists between the ages of 18 and 22, #RJSummitNC’s goal was to emphasize the importance of approaching and practicing reproductive justice through multiple frameworks. Keynote speaker and executive director of SisterSong, Monica Simpson, opened up the event to amplify that point.

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FDA Approves HPV Test for Primary Screening

May 28, 2014 | General | Comments (0)
Health care professionals, patients, and policy makers alike will have many questions.

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Talking Birds & Bees in the 21st Century

Apr 30, 2014 | Adolescent health |STDs/STIs | Comments (0)

"It's not one conversation, it’s not even ten conversations, it may be a hundred conversations that connect young people to their parents and really help the young people accept their own parent’s perspectives on things."

In this STI Awareness Month interview, Dr. J. Dennis Fortenberry of the Indiana University School of Medicine explains why young people are especially vulnerable to STIs and covers the basics of effective sexual communications between parents and kids.

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