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FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill in the U.S. - NBC News
The first non-prescription oral contraceptive Opill was approved by the FDA with the aim of increasing access, reducing unintended pregnancies, and aligning with the availability of OTC birth control in other countries.  

Why Syphilis is Rising Around the World - BBC
After years of progress combating the disease, Syphilis is resurging at an alarming rate, particularly in the U.S.  

'Miscarriage? Take Sick Leave': Global Health Organizations are Failing Their Female Staff - The Guardian
Global health organizations in the sexual and reproductive realm are neglecting the wellbeing of their female staff through lack of workplace policies for menstruation, menopause, and abortion. 

'The Sex Ed Class You Wish You'd Had': The Influencer Doctors Teaching Americans the Basics - The Guardian   
OB-GYN's are posting sex education videos on TikTok to tackle questions and dispel myths. 

Male Sexual Health Concerns: Are You Too Worried About ED? - Giddy 
Sexual health experts discuss the concerns men have about erectile disfunction (ED).  

How an LGBTQ Clinic in Uganda Keeps Going Amid Rising Homophobic Violence - Vox
A clinic in Uganda is continuing to provide services to the LGBTQ community, even amidst the risk of being penalized by the recently signed Anti-Homosexuality Act.   

Domestic Abusers Are Using Abortion Bans to Control Their Victims - Vice
A year after Roe v. Wade was overturned, early data is showing that abortion bans are another tool for partner abuse.   

When Is It Considered Too Late To Get The HPV Vaccine?  - HuffPost 
The HPV vaccine is not just for teens and young adults. Here’s what to know and whether you qualify. 

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