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The Truth about Sex in Age-Gap Relationships - PopSugar
Age-gap relationships can impact sexual dynamics. Experts debunk stereotypes and explore the benefits and challenges of sexual intimacy across generations, featuring insights from the Kinsey Institute, a NCSH member.

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Why the WNBA Wants More People to Know About the New Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill - CNN
Perrigo, the company behind Opill, partners with the WNBA to promote reproductive health awareness and equity, amid ongoing debates over women’s reproductive rights in the U.S.

Arizona Supreme Court Rules a Near-Total Abortion Ban from 1864 Is Enforceable - NBC News
A near-total abortion ban reinstates a law from 1864, adding Arizona to the list of states where abortion is severely restricted, sparking concerns about abortion access and reproductive rights.

Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Public Schools to Show Controversial Computer-Generated Video on Fetus Development - CNN
Tennessee passes legislation mandating public school students to watch an anti-abortion video on fetal development, sparking controversy over its accuracy and implications.

NAIA All but Bans Transgender Athletes from Women's Sports. NCAA Vows to Ensure 'Fair Competition' - Associated Press
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) implements a policy requiring athletes to participate based on their biological sex assigned at birth, leading to debates over discrimination.

Can Ozempic Really Help You Get Pregnant? We Asked 2 MDs - PopSugar
Two experts weigh in on the online discussions about medications like Ozempic improving fertility.

How Will My Life Change If I Get an STD or STI? - Giddy 
Here are the differences between sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), common symptoms, prevention strategies, and available resources.

LGBTQ+ People Are More Than Twice as Likely to Be Disrespected or Treated Unfairly by Their Doctor - Everyday Health
A new survey revealed that LGBTQ+ adults are more likely to report unfair or disrespectful treatment by providers compared to non-LGBTQ+ adults, highlighting the ongoing challenges in accessing equitable healthcare.

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