Sexual Health in the News March 3 - March 9

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How to practice good hygiene during anal sex to reduce the risk of UTIs and other infections – Insider
Here's what you need to know about how to prepare for anal sex and hygiene surrounding anal play. NCSH arranged the interviews with Dr. Tameca Harris-Jackson. 

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Disproportionately low number of Black individuals received the mpox vaccineThe Hill 
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a report on Wednesday that found Black people made up one-third of all new mpox cases from May until January, but only made up one-tenth of all vaccine recipients for the virus during that time.

These Morning-After Pills May Prevent S.T.I.’s, Researchers SayNew York Times  
Taking a common antibiotic after sex greatly reduces the chances of developing syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea among men who have sex with men and among trans women. 

The Abortion Pill Fight New York Times  
Since Roe v. Wade ended, the battle over legal abortion has largely shifted to access to pills. 

We can overcome vaccine hesitancy. Just look at the HPV shot. – Vox
What we can learn from the shot that protected a generation of women from cancer. 

California suspends $54M Walgreens contract over abortion pills policyWashington Post  
The pharmacy chain decides not to distribute mifepristone in at least 20 states, including some where abortion is legal, as conflict over the drug used in medication abortions continues to escalate. 

Young men are stressed out about sex, report finds Mashable  
51 percent say porn has changed their perception of how long they should last in bed and how erect their penis should be. 

43% of UK learnt more about sex from TikTok than school, new study revealsYahoo! 
A further 42% believe TikTok is the most accessible platform for health-related content. 

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