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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

How to Have “The Talk” in the Age of TikTok

TikTok, with its short, direct and entertaining videos, is wildly popular among kids and adults of every age. As a sex educator, I appreciate the many body positivity and health education accounts on TikTok that teach people about their bodies, reproductive health and sexuality in a healthy, inclusive way. But as with any media platform...

Oct. 26, 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

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

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

HIV Testing is Self-Care

National HIV Testing day is observed every year on June 27th. This day is an opportunity to encourage and emphasize the importance of HIV testing, which is essential to reducing HIV infections, improving health outcomes for people with HIV, and...

June 29, 2022

Compassionate Care for All: Celebrating Pride Month

While Pride may be celebrated just in June, at Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, we believe that everyone should have access to compassionate health care and inclusive education. We are proud to...

June 8, 2022

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