Welcome to NCSH Sexual Health in the News. This weekly online digest was created to keep you up-to-date on sexual health topics currently trending in the media. The NCSH does not endorse specific content or research included in these articles. 
This Week

Over the past six years, Colorado has conducted one of the largest experiments with long-acting birth control and the results were incredibly positive. 

Birth Control's Big 'Cost Control' Gains From Obamacare CNBC 

According to a new report, American women are spending significantly less money out of pocket on contraception because of the Affordable Care Act, and are on track to spend even less in coming years.


Dating App Marketed To People With Sexually Transmitted Infections  - International Business Times

People with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can now find people with a similar infection using a new app called Hift. 


According to a pair of new brain-imaging studies, the way certain brain structures activate may be able to predict future high-risk behavior. 


Oregon is poised to dramatically expand access to birth control after Governor Kate Brown signed laws that will allow women to get a year-long supply of oral contraceptives directly from pharmacists without a trip to the doctor.


Study Finds Doctors Order Fewer Preventive Services For Medicaid Patients - The Journal Gazette

A recent study found that gynecologists ordered fewer preventive services for women who were insured by Medicaid than for those with private coverage.

A Promising New Birth Control Device Is Specifically Meant To Help Low-Income Women - The Huffington Post

A new FDA-approved intrauterine device (IUD) known as Liletta is the first IUD built on the idea of efficiency, accessibility, and affordability. Liletta is being sold for just $50.

An experimental vaccine protected half of a batch of monkeys against a virus similar to the AIDS virus, scientists reported Thursday.


Social Media Outreach

If you would like us to promote any of your resources or work through our social media channels, please forward it to jfontanella@prevent.org.  


Don't forget to follow us on Twitter & like our Facebook page!


Learn More
To learn more about the Coalition's activities, action groups, and membership policies, check out the NCSH website.


For more information contact us at ncsh@prevent.org.    

**The National Coalition for Sexual Health does not endorse specific content in these articles.