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The Trump Administration Just Axed $213M From Teen Pregnancy Prevention, All By Itself - Forbes
The Trump administration just axed $213.6 million in grants for teen pregnancy prevention and research. In this article, NCSH member the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy weighs in.

Listen Up, There's a New STI You Need to Worry About - Reader's Digest
Zika is a new sexually transmitted infection (STI) that you may not know about, and it could put you or your baby at risk.

World's First Approved Birth Control App Debuts: Will it Push Out the Pill? - Today  
Women looking for birth control other than pills, implants or sponges can now use Natural Cycles, a birth control app approved in the EU that was designed by Swedish physicists.       

Sex Robots: Perverted or Practical in Fight Against Sex Trafficking? - Reuters
Robotic "sextech" is designed to offer sexual gratification with a near-human touch. Some say this technology could be used to staff brothels and help to reduce sex trafficking.         

For 1st Time, Over Half of People With HIV Taking AIDS Drugs  - ABC News
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday.

Attorneys General: Keep Protections for Sex Assault Victims   - U.S News & World Report
Attorneys general from Pennsylvania, New Mexico and more than a dozen other states are urging U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep in place protections for victims of sexual assault on college campuses.

Cancer and Sex: Why Is Nobody Talking About It? - Newsweek 
After a cancer diagnosis, there are so many important and charged topics for patients to discuss with their doctors that sexuality is often pretty low on the list of concerns. But it shouldn't be. 

This Digital Convenience Store Delivers Plan B and Condoms to Your Doorstep - Shape
Delivery service app goPuff delivers products like condoms, Plan B (the morning-after pill), and even pregnancy tests in 30 minutes or less.

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