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The Barriers to Healthcare in Our Communities—And What We’re Doing About Them

Let’s talk about barriers to healthcare access, or what keeps our neighbors from being able to get the medical care they need.  Even though the Affordable Care Act made major strides in addressing our nation’s broken healthcare system, it still left people with low incomes, people of color, LGBTQ+ and undocumented individuals with...

Jan. 23, 2023

PPOSBC Community Educator Selected for Best of LGBTQ LA 2023

PPOSBC’s Community Education Supervisor, Gabby Leon, was honored by LA Blade Magazine for her success in creating the first Indigenous Pride LA event, which celebrates and honors Native American LGBTQ roles and traditions.

Jan. 20, 2023

Dr. Jacobson Named a Physician of Excellence

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties is proud to announce that Dr. Jacobson, PPOSBC’s Medical Director and Senior VP of Clinical Services, has been selected as one of Orange Coast Magazine’s Physicians of Excellence. Judged by...

Jan. 4, 2023

New Puberty Education Program Launching Spring 2023

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) Community Education and Outreach team is thrilled to announce their new interactive Puberty Program will launch in the Spring of 2023. Offered to parents and caregivers and their youth ages 8-10, this exciting workshop provides...

Jan. 4, 2023

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Let’s talk ovaries. Specifically, let’s talk about one of the more difficult diseases to detect, until it’s in the advanced stages—ovarian cancer. September is Cancer Ovarian Cancer Month, and...

Sept. 9, 2022

How To Track Your Menstrual Cycle Without An App

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade ending the federal right to an abortion, there has been increased worry about how period tracking app data could potentially be used against people seeking abortion care. This has led many people to realize that they don’t know how to track their own cycle using an old school paper calendar, or without the use of technology. Not to worry...

July 21, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About Sex

May is Sex Ed For All Month, a widespread effort driven by groups of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations that are committed to making sure that equitable sex education is available and accessible to all. To close out the month, we’ve put together five things that everyone should know about sex:

May 27, 2022

How Do I Confirm Consent?

Before engaging in any sexual activity with a partner, it’s important to always confirm that you have consent. Sexual consent is a mutual agreement to participate in a sexual activity. It can seem scary to speak up when you feel uncomfortable, or awkward to pause and pose the question, but...

May 23, 2022

Sexual & Reproductive Health: 4 Things You Should Discuss with Your Doctor

When it comes to sexual and reproductive health, it can be hard to know what's "normal" and what may be a sign of a potential health problem. Even if you feel embarrassed about specific issues...

March 9, 2022

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