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Here's How to Talk to Friends and Family Who Are Unsure About COVID-19 Vaccines

Millions of Americans each day are now being vaccinated against COVID-19. These safe, highly effective vaccines are the key to ending a pandemic that has devastated Orange County for more than a year. Unfortunately...

April 22, 2021

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Wins Grant

Recently, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties received a grant through the San Bernardino Nonprofit Assistance Fund through the Inland Empire Community Foundation. Grants and donations assist Planned Parenthood in providing medical care to those in need.

April 16, 2021

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

POPP 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