Syphilis and Pregnancy — Preventing Congenital Syphilis

Congenital Syphilis A preventable problem The number of babies born with syphilis in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate. There were over 10 times as many babies born with syphilis in 2022 than in 2012. 0 infants born with syphilis in 2022 Syphilis during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth, and […]

PID is a leading cause of infertility in women

PID is Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection in the upper genital tract/reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries) of women. PID can be sexually transmitted or naturally occurring. It can lead to infertility in women (unable to have children) or life-threatening complications. Women between ages 15 and 25 have the […]

Syphilis Rates Surging in Newborns

Syphilis

Rates of Newborn Syphilis 10 Times Higher Than a Decade Ago The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sounding the alarm on newborn syphilis. Cases of infants born with syphilis have soared in recent years. New CDC data reveal that more than 3,700 babies were born with syphilis in 2022—more than 10 times […]

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v Wade

Abortion is health care

With the end of Roe v. Wade, abortion is now illegal in several states, but not nationwide. There are still many states in which abortion is, and will remain, legal. Learn more about the current status of safe, legal abortion access, as well the implications of the Supreme Court decision.

Texas Abortion Restrictions

Abortion law book with a gavel

Texas Abortion Law Threatens Reproductive Rights Abortion rights, often under fire, are facing the most serious attack since the passage of Roe v. Wade. The American Sexual Health Association decries the recently passed horrific restrictions to abortion access in Texas, compounded by the Supreme Court’s decision to permit enactment. The law bans abortion as early […]

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