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Letter to the Editor: 'Bias-Free' Sex Ed Needed, Newsday, September 21, 2012

The editorial "Improve sex ed in our schools" (Sept. 16) got it right.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Letter to the Editor: Abortion Ruling's 40th Anniversary, Newsday, January, 25, 2013

As we mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision, Roe v Wade, which ensures the right to safe and legal abortion, we applaud Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for introducing the Women's Equality Act ["Murphy pans NY abortion rights plan," News, Jan. 20].
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Lesson of the Tebow Family Story: Respect and Trust Women to Make Important Medical Decisions for Themselves and Their Families

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) respects the ability of every woman, including Pam Tebow, Tim Tebow’s mom, to make important personal medical decisions for herself and her family.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Free HIV Tests from Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic

(Hawthorne, NY) – To mark National HIV Testing Day, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) will offer free HIV tests on June 26th at all PPHP medical centers in Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam Counties.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Free Emergency Contraception at PPHP Health Centers

(Hawthorne, NY) – Starting Monday, August 24, receive a free pack of emergency contraception (EC) at all Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) health centers in Westchester, Suffolk, Rockland, and Putnam Counties. The offer is valid with a paid visit and while supplies last.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Empower Benefit Highlighted in Westchester Magazine

Approximately 300 supporters, including local politicians Janet DiFiore, Ken Jenkins, Elliot Engel, Sandy Galef, Amy Paulin, and Suzi Oppenheimer, attended Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s annual Empower benefit breakfast.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Eillene Leistner Appointment

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eillene C. Leistnerto the position of Senior Vice President, External Affairs.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Defeat of Mississippi "Personhood" Major Victory for Women’s Health

The defeat of the so-called "personhood" amendment in Mississippi is a major victory for women's health.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York