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Yikes. An STI Spike.

A recent story about a spike in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in Alberta piqued my interest, not so much because of the increase, but the reaction to it.  1,054 more words

STIs

Teaching sex ed - what's love got to do with it?

Reading this article, I was reminded of an interview I had done on a national radio program last spring.  I guess it’s time to revisit this discussion. 765 more words

Sex Education

Chickens coming home to roost

If you have a cervix, read this.

In 2013, I wrote a blog on new provincial and federal cervical screening guidelines (https://springtalkssex.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/confused-about-pap-tests-july-2-2013/) partly because women’s health advocates were worried that these updated policies were putting women at risk in order to save money.   793 more words

Sexual Health