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Everybody Deserves Good Sex Ed

Is sex education part of your school day? If you are getting information in your classroom about birth control, consent, healthy relationships, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), then you are among a small number of students in Arizona who get this essential health information.

Oct. 21, 2019

Keeping Medications and Contraceptives Safe through the Summer

Highs in the triple digits are common in Arizona during the summer months. As the mercury rises, we’re often reminded about the things we need to do to stay healthy in hot weather, like avoiding dehydration, heat exhaustion, and sunburn. Those tips are important — and can even be potentially life-saving — but what’s often missing from summertime health advice is information about using medications and contraceptives safely and effectively when a hot environment can quickly diminish their integrity. That’s a serious omission when Americans buy about 5 billion over-the-counter drug products annually and nearly half of all Americans use one or more prescription drugs.

July 3, 2012

Explore Our Blog Archives!

Want to read more? Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona’s blog is a volunteer-driven project that has produced over 800 blog posts! Explore all of our older posts by visiting our blog archives.

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