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Sex For The Elderly: Sexual Health Weekly Roundup!

July 26th, 2013 by Sondra

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Each week, The Naked Truth will round up weekly sexual health-related news stories. Hot off the presses this week: more good news for transgender youth, beautiful and complicated dating, sex and the disabled in France, sex for the elderly in the U.S., Plan B One-Step approved by FDA, World Hepatitis Day, and how the HPV vaccine is not reaching enough girls. 

Hooray!: Feds: Transgender teen may use boys’ locker room” (Politico.com)

This is a rad dating art project: “40 Days of Dating” (FortyDaysofDating.com)

Compassion and sexuality: Disabled People Say They, Too, Want a Sex Life, and Seek Help in Attaining It” (New York Times)

Because elderly care and sex education is important, too: “Sex in Geriatrics Sets Hebrew Home Apart in Elderly Care” (Bloomberg)

Check your local pharmacy!: “FDA approves Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive for use without a prescription for all women of child-bearing potential” (Food and Drug Administration)

It always good to be aware and to be tested: “Sunday, June 28, 2013 is World Hepatitis Day” (World Hepatitis Alliance)

Closing the doctor/patient communication gap: “HPV Vaccine Not Reaching Enough Girls, C.D.C. Says” (New York Times)

“’Parents trust [their doctor's] opinion more than anyone else’s when it comes to immunizations,’ Dr. McInerny said. ‘We have a powerful tool to prevent [cervical] cancer. Let’s use it.’”
-Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, the president
of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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