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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

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

“Serving My Community in a Major Way”: Why I Work at Planned Parenthood

As a Vietnamese American growing up in Westminster, CA, Centralized RN Case Manager, Lam Tran, never imagined that he would later be impacting and serving his community in such a major way. Lam Tran always knew he had a passion for helping others. In high school, he...

May 13, 2022

Cervical Health: Screenings & the HPV Vaccine Are Key to Cervical Cancer Prevention 

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. More than 13,000 people with a cervix are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. This type of cancer is caused...

Dec. 31, 2021

5 Tips for a Healthier New Year 

After another challenging year, most Americans are ready to say goodbye to 2021 and ring in 2022. Health is always a priority heading into a new year, especially while enduring a pandemic, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. 

Dec. 27, 2021

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