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Op-Ed: Birth control coverage is vital to women, economy, The Journal News, July 31, 2011

The Institute of Medicine, an independent, nonpartisan organization of health-care professionals, has recommended that contraception be covered as a preventive service under the federal health-care reform law.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Op-Ed: Birth control coverage is better, Newsday, August 3, 2011

The independent, nonpartisan Institute of Medicine has recommended that prescription birth control be included as a preventive service under the federal health care reform law ["New birth control coverage," News, Aug. 2].
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

NowUKnow: Keeping New York's Youth in the 'Know' About Sexual and Reproductive Health, RH Reality Check, October 2, 2012

Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC), along with Planned Parenthood Nassau County (PPNC), Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP), and Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley (PPMHV), recently launched “NowUKnow,” a video and text-message campaign aimed at educating at-risk young people in New York City and surrounding areas about the prevention of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Free HIV Tests from Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic - Suffolk County

(Smithtown, NY) – To mark National HIV Testing Day, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) will offer free HIV tests on June 26th at all of its six medical centers in Suffolk County. Giveaways will be available to those who get tested while supplies last.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Letter to Editor: Women’s health under attack, The Journal News, March 13, 2011

I am outraged that the anti-choice House leadership passed the Pence Amendment to defund Planned Parenthood and the Continuing Resolution to eliminate Title X, the nation’s 41 year old family planning program signed into law by President Nixon.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Letter to Editor: Women’s health facing attack, The Journal News, February 18, 2011

As a pastor, I am deeply troubled over anti-abortion groups and their recent legislative attacks against women’s health care, especially Planned Parenthood. For many women, Planned Parenthood is the only medical provider they see in the course of the year.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Letter to the Editor: Title X initiative threatens to affect the well-being of our communities, The Rivertowns Enterprise, April 1, 2011

In response to last week's letter that suggested I was using the Enterprise as a "platform for national matters", I must point out the following.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York