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Sexual Health in the News: Sep 15 - Sep 21

Latest GOP Effort to Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care for Millions - NPR
A new bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has gained steam in its short life and could come to a vote in the Senate in the coming days.       

The Love Lives of Digital Natives - The New York Times
The digital world puts a new spin on some of the timeless challenges of coming of age. This article outlines some points for parents to consider.

Better Patient-Provider Communication May Improve PrEP Access for MSM - Healio
New research shows that barriers to establishing nonjudgmental relationships with primary care providers limited MSM's access to pre-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection.

5 Vagina Myths That Are Hurting Your Health and Your Sex Life - Health
With the help of top gynecologists, this article takes down some rampant sexual health rumors once and for all. 

When You and Your Partner Have Mismatched Libidos - CNN 
About 15% of men and 34% of women say they're not really interested in sex, according to a new study. In fact, low desire in one partner is a common reason couples seek out sex therapy.  

US Women Report Diverse Preferences Related to Sexual Pleasure: Study - MedicalXpress
A new study focused on women's sexual pleasure has uncovered some interesting findings, such as that the vast majority of women need clitoral stimulation to achieve orgasm.

Talking With Your College Kid About Safe Sex - U.S. News & World Report
Parents should take time to revisit the topic and make sure their incoming college kids understand what safeguards are in place to prevent sexual assault.

Video Game Boosts Sex Health IQ and Attitudes in Minority Teens - Science Daily 
A video game to promote health and reduce risky behavior in teens improves sexual health knowledge and attitudes among minority youth, according to a new study.

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