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Here’s what we can all do to break the cycle

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provider perspective , health care

Today in the United States we see a resurgence of the discussion around our country’s oldest problem: racism. Whether we’re talking about how communities of color are being over-policed and disproportionately imprisoned, or the continuation of economic inequality, it’s clear that institutional racism is an unyielding problem in our society. It is also our shame as a nation, and this shame prevents us from tackling the problem head on.

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If pregnancy isn’t in your future plans, here’s what you should know before talking to your doctor.

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provider perspective , sterilization, birth control

We spend a lot of time talking about how to use the many different forms of birth control to choose whether and when to get pregnant. But what if you never want to be pregnant again, or even pregnant ever? You might be thinking about having your “tubes tied.”

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Transgender, cisgender, or gender nonconforming? Birth control can help you stay on top of your reproductive health.

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provider perspective , birth control, health, LGBTQ+, periods, pregnancy and fertility

Like cisgender people, transgender and gender nonconforming people are sexually diverse and may be at risk for unplanned pregnancy. Regardless of where you lie on the spectrum, it’s a good idea to discuss your reproductive health needs with your provider.

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Getting the snip gets a bad rap—but if you’re done with kids or never want any, don’t let rumors stop you from learning more.

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provider perspective , birth control, guys, myths, sterilization

Vasectomy, a.k.a. male sterilization, is often thought of as the “other” form of sterilization. Female sterilization is much more common, even though vasectomy is just as effective, safer, and costs less. Let’s take a closer look at this misunderstood method.