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NCSH Sexual Health in the News: Mar 3 - Mar 9

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS with New Public Service Announcements - Broadway World 
NCSH member ACRIA has collaborated with Dionne Warwick on three new public service announcements (PSAs). The PSAs highlight the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS on older adults and women over age 50, especially African American women.

Access to Most Effective Birth Control Could Save $12 Billion a Year: Study - Time
A new report suggests if all women in the U.S. had access to the most effective contraceptives about $12 billion in public health care costs would be saved each year. 

Not Tonight: Americans Are Having Less Sex than We Were 25 Years Ago - Today
Adults in the U.S. are having less sex than 25 years ago, according to a new study. Researchers found a drop in sexual activity across all demographics regardless of gender, race, region, work status and education level.        

The GOP Obamacare Replacement Defunds Planned Parenthood and Restricts Abortion CoverageVox  
As promised, the newly released bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act bars Planned Parenthood from receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid reimbursements.

This New Condom Is Like a Fitbit for Your Privates, Seriously - Reader's Digest
Much like how a Fitbit measures steps, a soon-to-be-released device will capture data related to a man's sexual performance. Although it is called a "condom," the i.Con is actually a ring that attaches to the base of a regular condom. 

Democrats Argue for No-Exceptions Birth Control Coverage - U.S. News & World Report
A pair of bills that would make Nevada the fifth state to allow women to access 12-month supplies of birth control drew hours of testimony at the state legislature on Monday.   

Having More Sex Can Boost Your Career, Says ScienceHealth 
New research suggests an active sex life many improve your satisfaction and engagement at work. Researchers found that when people had sex, they reported better moods the next day and were more likely to enjoy and immerse themselves in their tasks. 

3 Myths That Shape the Transgender Bathroom Debate - CNN
Supporters of transgender "bathroom bills" make their case with a variety of arguments. But is there evidence to back their claims? This article provides a rundown of how those claims stand up to scrutiny.

One Thing That Makes Women CRAVE Sex (And Enjoy It More, Too) - Your Tango
With so many women owning at least one vibrator these days, it is clear they are a well-loved sexual pleasure device. However, in addition to feeling good, vibrators can also be healthy for you.

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