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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

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

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 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

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

Why We Love Birth Control

In recognition of World Contraception Day on September 26, and because Planned Parenthood is the expert on all things birth control, we’ve put together some resources about birth control, and are highlighting the reasons why having access to birth control is so important...

Sept. 26, 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

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

Could a Vasectomy Be Right For You?

For decades, the responsibility of taking birth control to avoid pregnancy has fallen on the shoulders of people with uteruses, or female reproductive systems. More recently, there has been a stark increase in interest among people with penises and testicles to...

Aug. 19, 2022

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