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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

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

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

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

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

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