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Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month—a time to talk about the risk of cervical cancer, how it is caused, and how it can be prevented. Annually 4,000 people die, and more than 13,000 people are diagnosed with cervical cancerDue to inequities and discrimination in the health care system...

Jan. 13, 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

New Year, Better Health

Each time one year ends and another begins, people make resolutions or commit to making changes in their lives — a fresh start at the onset of a new year. Oftentimes, these resolutions are centered around certain aspects of health...

Dec. 19, 2022

Costumes Do Not Equal Consent

Halloween is full of tricks and treats, but it is essential to remember that a Halloween costume cannot imply or express consent. Everyone should have the right to feel empowered celebrating the spooky season by expressing their creativity and slaying in a costume that they feel comfortable in, no matter the coverage...

Oct. 25, 2022

Prevention is Key, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that after skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in cis women? In fact, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties is here to help you get the facts about this complex disease...

Oct. 10, 2022

Cervical Cancer Among Latinx Communities 

Cervical cancer is highly preventable. That is why it’s so alarming that Latins with a cervix are twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than other individuals with a cervix...

Sept. 20, 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

A Guide to Having the Best “Hot Girl Summer"

When Houston-raised rapper and reproductive freedom advocate Megan Thee Stallion coined the phrase “Hot Girl Summer,” the nation was on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as the pandemic dwindled by 2021, the full-throttle potential of the anthem was hard to be felt. Summer 2022 has arrived and social media has declared these next few months will be the “Hot Girl Summer” we’ve been patiently awaiting...

July 8, 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

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