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Health Care Reform could include Healthy Teen Initiative

As Miriam mentioned in the health care reform roundup, Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) introduced an amendment to the House health care reform bill that would create a Healthy Teen Initiative. Jodi Jacobson at RH Reality Check shares the story of this amendment, the result of work by a coalition of sexual health advocates to expand the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative proposed in the president’s budget. Advocates were concerned by the limited scope of the president’s initiative, which, as I discussed previously, would exclude information about and strategies for preventing the spread of sexuality transmitted diseases.
The Healthy Teen Initiative would authorize $50 million to fund program models that have been proven –
to delay initiation of sex; ...

As Miriam mentioned in the health care reform roundup, Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) introduced an amendment to the House health care reform bill that would create a Healthy Teen Initiative. Jodi Jacobson at RH Reality Check ...

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