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Physicians Must Lead in the Fight Against Pseudo-Science

I have dedicated over 21 years to the medical education, training, and clinical practice necessary to become an expert in health care. In medical school and residency, we are taught to use standards developed through research and data to guide care. As a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist with additional fellowship training, I have done all I can do to educate myself and...

Sept. 26, 2019

Planned Parenthood Medical Director, a Former Fighter Pilot, Began Flying Through Gender Barriers as a Girl 
 

Despite a cacophony of naysayers, rigid social conventions and legal hurdles, Dr. Janet Jacobson often took the road less traveled — from fighter pilot to physician to recently-named medical director of the Planned Parenthood chapter of Orange and San Bernardino counties.

Aug. 29, 2019

PPOP Nets $204,000 for Reproductive Health Care

More than 225 guests came out on Aug. 9 to help Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties raise more than $216,000 to further its reproductive health care mission at its summer fundraising event, “POPP: Protect Our Planned Parenthood.”

Aug. 19, 2019

American Health Care Act Disproportionately Targets Women's Healthcare

As an obstetrician/gynecologist, I have dedicated my life to providing healthcare to the women who need it most. The American Health Care Act is a mean-spirited piece of legislation that will dismantle critical healthcare laws. If this legislation is made into law, it will be devastating to the American public, particularly to millions of women who...

May 8, 2018

Locatora Radio: Episode 29 | Mi cuerpo, mis reglas

In this capítulo, Diosa & Mala are joined by Planned Parenthood reps, Ana & Rebecca to chat about Sexual Reproductive Health in the Latinx communities, the importance of voting, and the OC Women's March happening January 20th.

Jan. 7, 2018

A Narrative Engagement Framework to Understand HPV Vaccination Among Latina and Vietnamese Women in a Planned Parenthood Setting

Disparities in cervical cancer and human papillomavirus vaccination persist among Vietnamese and Latina women. Through a partnership with Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties in Southern California, we conducted in-depth interviews with young adult Latina and Vietnamese women, and...

Aug. 30, 2017

Immigrants, Facing Multiple Hardships, Deserve Access to Health Care

This June is the fourth annual Immigration Heritage month, which highlights contributions that immigrants have made — and continue to make — in America. It’s a time to celebrate our diversity, as well as to show support for our immigrant colleagues, neighbors and friends.

June 15, 2017

Obamacare Supporters Speak on Behalf of the Law at Santa Ana Forum

More than 150 Obamacare supporters gathered Wednesday night to discuss the future of the law and share stories of how access to health insurance has brought security to their lives. The forum at the Delhi Center in Santa Ana was organized by nonprofit health groups and labor unions in response to President Trump’s pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Feb. 23, 2017