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Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...Juneau Youth Court; SERRC programs including the Juneau Construction Academy; sign language interpreters; sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment; pre-kindergarten education; Alaska Legal Services; and the University of Alaska...
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Bethel school-based health center proposed

...could offer services such as pregnancy testing, information on birth control and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.Katy Krings, a public health nurse, said such services for students would be done on a confidential basis...
My Turn: Fall - the season for back-to-school, new beginnings and heathcare opportunities

...take advantage of various preventive services, which include immunizations and vision screening for kids, sexually transmitted infection prevention and HIV screenings for adolescents at higher risk, and general checkups with your primary care...
My Turn: Sex education for Alaskan girls and boys

...reproductive anatomy and physiology, abstinence and birth control methods, intimate partner violence, sexually transmitted infection prevention, consent and much more. Teen Council members then share what they've learned with their peers...
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...activities.When it comes to sexually transmitted infections, Alaska is in the midst...individual is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection, public health agencies...culture around sex and sexually transmitted infections will improve, and hopefully...
Planned Parenthood may become neighbor

...medically accurate information on sexual development, healthy relationships, methods of birth control, sexually transmitted infections and teaching strategies for sexual health curricula." In 2002, there were 1.29 million abortions performed...
Stop federal moves against health care for women

...also provide contraception to nearly 2.5 million patients and nearly four million tests and treatments for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. The House leadership's proposals are bad policy, bad politics and bad for the health...
Chlamydia is a common infection

...issues at "Klumideeah" is a bacterial infection of the eye, lungs, genital tract that is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and other developed countries. In the state of Alaska's Epidemiology Bulletin from...
Planned Parenthood: What do you think?

...don't ruin it for the people who do want one. Planned Parenthood offers education about birth control and sexually transmitted infections to their clients and to others in the community. Abortion could be eliminated if information were available...
Abstinence pledges don't always work

...specific risk for most sexually transmitted infections, have the highest age-specific...heightened risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections or pregnancy: "Abstinence...against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. This is misleading...


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