'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Iowa Cities Join "Stop the Bans" Protest Over Extreme Abortion Laws Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-21/reproductive-health/iowa-cities-join-stop-the-bans-protest-over-extreme-abortion-laws/a66556-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-21/reproductive-health/iowa-cities-join-stop-the-bans-protest-over-extreme-abortion-laws/a66556-1 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Health Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's A Catholic Hospital in Iowa Offered Contraception for Decades. Then the Bishop Found Out. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/reproductive-health/a-catholic-hospital-in-iowa-offered-contraception-for-decades-then-the-bishop-found-out/a66238-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-04-24/reproductive-health/a-catholic-hospital-in-iowa-offered-contraception-for-decades-then-the-bishop-found-out/a66238-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Report: Diapers Keep Diplomas at Bay for Iowa’s Young Parents Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-28/childrens-issues/report-diapers-keep-diplomas-at-bay-for-iowas-young-parents/a64140-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-28/childrens-issues/report-diapers-keep-diplomas-at-bay-for-iowas-young-parents/a64140-1 Annie E. Casey Foundation research says Iowa's 28,000 young parents often find it difficult to support their children and fulfill their own potential. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Education Family/Father Issues Livable Wages/Working Families Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Iowa's New Abortion Law Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-16/womens-issues/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-iowas-new-abortion-law/a62531-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-16/womens-issues/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-iowas-new-abortion-law/a62531-2 (Read More)]]> Civil Rights Health Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Planned Parenthood Shifts Resources to Meet Client Needs Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-27/health-issues/planned-parenthood-shifts-resources-to-meet-client-needs/a50078-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-27/health-issues/planned-parenthood-shifts-resources-to-meet-client-needs/a50078-1 (Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Early Childhood Education Family/Father Issues Health Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth The Proliferation of Pornography: What's a Parent To Do? Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-04-21/youth-issues/the-proliferation-of-pornography-whats-a-parent-to-do/a38866-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-04-21/youth-issues/the-proliferation-of-pornography-whats-a-parent-to-do/a38866-1 on.fb.me/1hMiHlWElizabeth Schroeder, a sexuality-education specialist, porn is designed for adults, and what young people don't always realize is that it's also designed to be a fantasy. "So, when they see something, they say, 'Oh, that's what my partner is supposed to look like. "...(Read More)]]> Children's Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Education Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Study: Little Difference in Risky Behaviors in PG-13, R Movies Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-08/youth-issues/study-little-difference-in-risky-behaviors-in-pg-13-r-movies/a36727-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-08/youth-issues/study-little-difference-in-risky-behaviors-in-pg-13-r-movies/a36727-1 a fresh study shows those films have much of the same type of content as those that are rated PG-13. Amy Bleakley, a senior research scientist at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Center for Public Policy, said the PG-13 rating, determined by the motion picture industry, doesn't always stop the kind of material parents may think it does. "We found that there is really no difference between PG-13- and R-rated movies with regards to the extent to which this content is featured," she said, "except with tobacco and explicit sex, which is more common in R-rated movies." The study found that in 400 of the top movies from the past 15 years, a main character was involved in violence and also a second risky behavior such as drinking, smoking or sexual activity 80 percent of the time - whether the film was rated PG-13 or R. "...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Media Reform Smoking Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Cost of Binge Drinking in Iowa Nearly $2 Billion Annually Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-02/health-issues/cost-of-binge-drinking-in-iowa-nearly-2-billion-annually/a35971-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-02/health-issues/cost-of-binge-drinking-in-iowa-nearly-2-billion-annually/a35971-1 (Read More)]]> Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Budget Policy & Priorities Criminal Justice Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth World AIDS Day: Iowans Encouraged to be Screened Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-11-30/teen-pregnancy-prevention/world-aids-day-iowans-encouraged-to-be-screened/a29530-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-11-30/teen-pregnancy-prevention/world-aids-day-iowans-encouraged-to-be-screened/a29530-1 (Read More)]]> Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Thousands Expected to Treasure Hunt at Fall Book Sale Thu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-11/teen-pregnancy-prevention/thousands-expected-to-treasure-hunt-at-fall-book-sale/a28811-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-11/teen-pregnancy-prevention/thousands-expected-to-treasure-hunt-at-fall-book-sale/a28811-1 Fall Book Sale. Co-chair Wanda Anderson says it draws thousands from across the Midwest, searching for bargains and treasures. "We have people from Alabama, Illinois and Minnesota. "...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Miles esperan cazar tesoros en la Venta de Libros de Otoño Thu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-11/teen-pregnancy-prevention/miles-esperan-cazar-tesoros-en-la-venta-de-libros-de-otono/a28835-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-11/teen-pregnancy-prevention/miles-esperan-cazar-tesoros-en-la-venta-de-libros-de-otono/a28835-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Family/Father Issues Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Starting the Conversation About the 'Birds & Bees' Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/starting-the-conversation-about-the-birds-and-bees/a28692-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/starting-the-conversation-about-the-birds-and-bees/a28692-1 A national survey by Planned Parenthood and Family Circle magazine on parent-adolescent communication made some surprising discoveries, according to Jenna Carlson, a health educator for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland. ...(Read More)]]> Teen Pregnancy Prevention Como iniciar la conversación de 'Las Flores y las Abejas' Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/como-iniciar-la-conversacion-de-las-flores-y-las-abejas/a28707-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-10-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/como-iniciar-la-conversacion-de-las-flores-y-las-abejas/a28707-1 (Read More)]]> Education Family/Father Issues Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Next Phase of Health Care Reform Kicks In Fri, 03 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-08-03/womens-issues/next-phase-of-health-care-reform-kicks-in/a27733-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-08-03/womens-issues/next-phase-of-health-care-reform-kicks-in/a27733-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Arranca la siguiente fase de la Reforma al Cuidado de la Salud Fri, 03 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-08-03/womens-issues/arranca-la-siguiente-fase-de-la-reforma-al-cuidado-de-la-salud/a27752-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-08-03/womens-issues/arranca-la-siguiente-fase-de-la-reforma-al-cuidado-de-la-salud/a27752-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Abril es el Mes para chequeo de Infecciones de Transmisión Sexual Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-04/health-issues/abril-es-el-mes-para-chequeo-de-infecciones-de-transmision-sexual/a25707-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-04/health-issues/abril-es-el-mes-para-chequeo-de-infecciones-de-transmision-sexual/a25707-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Family/Father Issues LGBTQIA Issues Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth It's Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in Iowa Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-24/womens-issues/its-cervical-cancer-awareness-month-in-iowa/a24454-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-24/womens-issues/its-cervical-cancer-awareness-month-in-iowa/a24454-1 (Read More)]]> Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Es el Mes de la Concientización del Cáncer Cervical en Iowa Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-24/womens-issues/es-el-mes-de-la-concientizacion-del-cancer-cervical-en-iowa/a24463-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-01-24/womens-issues/es-el-mes-de-la-concientizacion-del-cancer-cervical-en-iowa/a24463-1 (Read More)]]> Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's "Let’s Talk Month" - All About the Birds and the Bees Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-10-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/lets-talk-month-all-about-the-birds-and-the-bees/a22812-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-10-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/lets-talk-month-all-about-the-birds-and-the-bees/a22812-2 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, knows it can be difficult for parents to know when to have that conversation and to what extent, but she says there are benefits to consider. "We know that when those conversations are taking place, young people are much more likely to delay having sex, they are likely to have fewer partners, and they are much more likely to use condoms and other forms of birth control." Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has advice to help parents begin the conversation, as well as guidelines on age-appropriate information, on its website, says Ruby. "...(Read More)]]> Education Family/Father Issues Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth El Mes de la Conversación sobre Sexo Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-10-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/el-mes-de-la-conversacion-sobre-sexo/a22840-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-10-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/el-mes-de-la-conversacion-sobre-sexo/a22840-1 Planned Parenthood del Heartland dice que puede ser un tema que es difícil para los padres saber cuándo abordarlo con los hijos, y que tanto se debe conversar sobre el tema, pero hay beneficios que considerar. "Sabemos que cuando esas conversaciones están sucediendo, es más probable que los jóvenes retrasen comenzar a tener relaciones sexuales, que tengan menos parejas, y que tengan la habilidad de utilizar condones y otro tipo de protección al tener relaciones." Ruby comenta que tienen un sitio de Internet completo que ayuda a dar ideas a los padres para comenzar la conversación, así como guías para información por grupos de diferentes edades. "...(Read More)]]> Education Family/Father Issues Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Volunteers Still Needed for Planned Parenthood Book Sale Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-27/teen-pregnancy-prevention/volunteers-still-needed-for-planned-parenthood-book-sale/a22374-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-27/teen-pregnancy-prevention/volunteers-still-needed-for-planned-parenthood-book-sale/a22374-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland. "We made almost $450,000 last year between the spring and fall sales, and all those funds support the education and resource center of Planned Parenthood, which provides age-appropriate health care information to about 60,000 kids, parents and teachers." Guinn says the event begins Thursday at the state fairgrounds but they still need volunteers to help man the tables. "...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Faltan voluntarios para la Venta de Libros de Planned Parenthood Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-27/teen-pregnancy-prevention/faltan-voluntarios-para-la-venta-de-libros-de-planned-parenthood/a22380-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-09-27/teen-pregnancy-prevention/faltan-voluntarios-para-la-venta-de-libros-de-planned-parenthood/a22380-1 Planned Parenthood (Paternidad Planeada), una de las más grandes ventas de su clase, arranca el jueves en Des Moines pero todavía faltan voluntarios para llevarla a cabo. Se pondrán a la venta miles de libros, DVD y muchas cosas más durante esta venta de otoño. Michele Guinn es presidenta asociada del evento y dice que la recolección de fondos capta cientos de miles de dólares, destinados a los programas que opera la organización Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (Paternidad Planeada de Heartland). ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Cultural Resources Family/Father Issues Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Roe v. Wade History Lessons Presented in Iowa Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/roe-v-wade-history-lessons-presented-in-iowa/a21224-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/roe-v-wade-history-lessons-presented-in-iowa/a21224-1 Roe v. Wade decision. ...(Read More)]]> Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Las lecciones de la historia de Roe vs. Wade se presentan en Iowa Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/las-lecciones-de-la-historia-de-roe-vs-wade-se-presentan-en-iowa/a21235-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/las-lecciones-de-la-historia-de-roe-vs-wade-se-presentan-en-iowa/a21235-1 Roe v. Wade. Este viernes, un grupo de jóvenes iowanos reciben una valiosa lección de alguien que estuvo ahí. ...(Read More)]]> Education Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Abortions Decline in Iowa, but Not for Low-Income Women Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-06-08/teen-pregnancy-prevention/abortions-decline-in-iowa-but-not-for-low-income-women/a20555-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-06-08/teen-pregnancy-prevention/abortions-decline-in-iowa-but-not-for-low-income-women/a20555-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, access to family planning is particularly hard for low-income women who can't afford to drive long distances for medical services. "Access is a huge key. "...(Read More)]]> Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Los abortos disminuyen en Iowa, mas no entre las mujeres de bajos ingresos Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-06-08/teen-pregnancy-prevention/los-abortos-disminuyen-en-iowa-mas-no-entre-las-mujeres-de-bajos-ingresos/a20566-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-06-08/teen-pregnancy-prevention/los-abortos-disminuyen-en-iowa-mas-no-entre-las-mujeres-de-bajos-ingresos/a20566-1 Planned Parenthoor del Heartland, dice que en las zonas rurales de Iowa el acceso a la planificación familiar es particularmente difícil para las mujeres de bajos ingresos, las cuales no tienen medios para viajar largas distancias hasta donde puedan encontrar servicios médicos. ...(Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Philanthropy Poverty Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Testing, Testing...April is the Month for Testing Reminders Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/testing-testing-april-is-the-month-for-testing-reminders/a19660-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/testing-testing-april-is-the-month-for-testing-reminders/a19660-1 (Read More)]]> Women's Teen Pregnancy Prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Health Abril es el mes para hacerse pruebas de ETS Fri, 22 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/abril-es-el-mes-para-hacerse-pruebas-de-ets/a19683-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-04-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/abril-es-el-mes-para-hacerse-pruebas-de-ets/a19683-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Thousands of Iowa Women at Risk from Federal Budget Cuts? Tue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-02-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/thousands-of-iowa-women-at-risk-from-federal-budget-cuts/a18611-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-02-22/teen-pregnancy-prevention/thousands-of-iowa-women-at-risk-from-federal-budget-cuts/a18611-1 Planned Parenthood health centers from receiving federal funds for any purpose, including basic preventive health care. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland President and CEO Jill June says that means some 60,000 women, particularly in rural areas of Iowa and Nebraska, would not get basic services. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Mental Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Treasure Hunter's Dream: Rare Edition Unearthed at Book Sale Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/treasure-hunters-dream-rare-edition-unearthed-at-book-sale/a15959-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/treasure-hunters-dream-rare-edition-unearthed-at-book-sale/a15959-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland book sale. Most are worth no more than a few dollars, but this year, an anonymous donor left a rare book at one of the donation drop sites. ...(Read More)]]> Teen Pregnancy Prevention Peace Human Rights/Racial Justice Community Issues and Volunteering Se descubre tesoro para la venta de libros del Planned Parenthood Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/se-descubre-tesoro-para-la-venta-de-libros-del-planned-parenthood/a15980-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/se-descubre-tesoro-para-la-venta-de-libros-del-planned-parenthood/a15980-1 Planned Parenthood del Heartlland. Muchos no valen más de $2.00, pero este año fue donado un libro único firmado por el autor Martin Luther King. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Education Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth One for the Books: Celebrity Helps Mark 50-yr Milestone for Planned Parenthood Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/one-for-the-books-celebrity-helps-mark-50-yr-milestone-for-planned-parenthood/a15790-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/one-for-the-books-celebrity-helps-mark-50-yr-milestone-for-planned-parenthood/a15790-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland began selling used books as a fundraiser. The annual book sale now draws thousands of people to the Iowa State Fairgrounds. To help raise money this year, a performance by Emmy award-winning musician, composer, philanthropist and author Peter Buffett will kick off the sale. ...(Read More)]]> Arts & Culture Community Issues and Volunteering LGBTQIA Issues Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Para un libro: celebridad ayuda a Planned Parenthood a marcar un hito Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/para-un-libro-celebridad-ayuda-a-planned-parenthood-a-marcar-un-hito/a15798-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-09-03/teen-pregnancy-prevention/para-un-libro-celebridad-ayuda-a-planned-parenthood-a-marcar-un-hito/a15798-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (Paternidad Planeada de la Tierra de Corazón) está celebrando 50 años de recaudar fondos con su tradicional venta de libros, que cada año atrae a miles de compradores. Pero en esta ocasión el evento tiene un sello especial que marca un hito en su historia. Se trata de la presentación de Peter Buffett, hijo del filántropo Warren Buffett y ganador del premio Emmy, quien actuará durante la celebración. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Family/Father Issues Philanthropy Social Justice Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth Se reúnen profesionales de salud sexual en Iowa Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-23/teen-pregnancy-prevention/se-reunen-profesionales-de-salud-sexual-en-iowa/a15111-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-23/teen-pregnancy-prevention/se-reunen-profesionales-de-salud-sexual-en-iowa/a15111-1 Planned Parenthood del Heartland facilitó una conferencia de tres días para profesionales de salud sexual de todo el país para aprender lo más nuevo sobre actividad sexual saludable, sobre trabajo con adolescentes y como incorporar objetivos de diversidad. Penny Dickey, presidenta del Planned Parenthood del Heartland dice que es un honor poder ser sede del evento. "Se trata de expandir lo que ya se ha aprendido y como trabajar con la educacion de la sexualidad humana; no es solo sobre los organos sexuales, si no va mas alla al proveer informacion sobre relaciones entre parejas." Añade Dickey que hay varias áreas de las cuales el Planned Parenthood del Heartland son expertos de las que otros pueden aprovechar para aprender. "...(Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Sexual Health Professionals Gathering in Iowa Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/sexual-health-professionals-gathering-in-iowa/a15057-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-21/teen-pregnancy-prevention/sexual-health-professionals-gathering-in-iowa/a15057-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland hosts a three-day conference for sexual health professionals from across the country to learn the latest about healthy sexual activity, as well as information about working with youth and enhancing diversity skills. Penny Dickey, chief operating officer, says it's an honor to be able to host the gathering. "It's about expanding their knowledge base in how to work with human sexuality education. "...(Read More)]]> Youth Teen Pregnancy Prevention HIV/AIDS Prevention Health Education Mujeres que consideran aborto usualmente son víctimas de violencia doméstica Thu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/mujeres-que-consideran-aborto-usualmente-son-victimas-de-violencia-domestica/a14975-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-07-15/teen-pregnancy-prevention/mujeres-que-consideran-aborto-usualmente-son-victimas-de-violencia-domestica/a14975-1 Planned Parenthood del Heartland, organización que junto con la Universidad de Iowa realizaron este estudio. Comenta que estos resultados demuestran la necesidad de incluir checar a las pacientes sobre violencia íntima con su pareja. ...(Read More)]]> Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hitting Iowa Teens Mon, 10 May 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-05-10/teen-pregnancy-prevention/sexually-transmitted-diseases-hitting-iowa-teens/a13843-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-05-10/teen-pregnancy-prevention/sexually-transmitted-diseases-hitting-iowa-teens/a13843-2 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, to encourage teenagers to be tested yearly for sexually transmitted diseases. According to the latest statistics in Iowa, nearly 4,000 teenagers have tested positive for Chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis. Kirsten Colt with Planned Parenthood warns that many of the sexually-transmitted infections have no symptoms. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Education Family/Father Issues LGBTQIA Issues Health HIV/AIDS Prevention Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's IA Experts Discuss Vampire Influence on Teen Decisions Mon, 05 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-04-05/teen-pregnancy-prevention/ia-experts-discuss-vampire-influence-on-teen-decisions/a13319-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2010-04-05/teen-pregnancy-prevention/ia-experts-discuss-vampire-influence-on-teen-decisions/a13319-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, will help lead discussions at a workshop this week. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Family/Father Issues Mental Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Youth Group: No Need for Women to Sacrifice Health Care in Tough Economic Times Wed, 16 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-12-16/health-issues/group-no-need-for-women-to-sacrifice-health-care-in-tough-economic-times/a11806-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-12-16/health-issues/group-no-need-for-women-to-sacrifice-health-care-in-tough-economic-times/a11806-1 Planned Parenthood of the Heartland wants women to know that may not be necessary. The Iowa Family Planning Network offers these types of services through the Planned Parenthood clinics. ...(Read More)]]> Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Grupo: No hay necesidad de sacrificar el cuidado de salud en la mujer durante tiempos económicos duros Wed, 16 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-12-16/health-issues/grupo-no-hay-necesidad-de-sacrificar-el-cuidado-de-salud-en-la-mujer-durante-tiempos-economicos-duros/a11816-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-12-16/health-issues/grupo-no-hay-necesidad-de-sacrificar-el-cuidado-de-salud-en-la-mujer-durante-tiempos-economicos-duros/a11816-1 Iowa Family Planning Network (La Red de Planeación Familiar de Iowa) puede ayudar no solo a las mujeres de bajos ingresos a cubrir los costos de anticonceptivos, exámenes anuales, análisis clínicos e infecciones sexualmente transmitidas, pero pocas mujeres saben de ello. Laura Dickey, especialista de la Red de Planeación Familiar de Iowa para el grupo Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa (Planeación Familiar de Iowa) dice que las mujeres no deberían sacrificar su salud reproductiva o anticonceptivos durante estos tiempos económicos duros. "Cubre un examen anual y un año de anticonceptivos además de tratamiento limitado de infecciones sexualmente transmitidas." Dice que muchas mujeres que se les considera de clase media califican si pierden su cobertura de seguro médico ya que el programa cubre a mujeres en Iowa con ingresos en su hogar 200 por ciento del límite federal de pobreza. "...(Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Detectar casos de tráfico humano en Iowa Thu, 28 May 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-05-28/teen-pregnancy-prevention/detectar-casos-de-trafico-humano-en-iowa/a9086-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-05-28/teen-pregnancy-prevention/detectar-casos-de-trafico-humano-en-iowa/a9086-1 Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa (Paternidad Planeada del Gran Estado de Iowa), opina que la razón de que se encaucen tan pocos casos, es que ni los trabajadores sociales, ni los de la salud ni siquiera las fuerzas del orden tienen claro qué señales buscar para detectar este delito. El tráfico ilegal de personas es un delito tan difícil de detectar, que puede pasar inadvertido incluso para los agentes de policía. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Criminal Justice Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Human Rights/Racial Justice Immigrant Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Youth ¡Gratis! Control natal de acción prolongada para las mujeres de Iowa Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-04-29/womens-issues/gratis-control-natal-de-accion-prolongada-para-las-mujeres-de-iowa/a8755-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-04-29/womens-issues/gratis-control-natal-de-accion-prolongada-para-las-mujeres-de-iowa/a8755-1 (Read More)]]> Family/Father Issues Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's Iowa Women Offered Free Long Term Birth Control Tue, 28 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-04-28/teen-pregnancy-prevention/iowa-women-offered-free-long-term-birth-control/a8732-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2009-04-28/teen-pregnancy-prevention/iowa-women-offered-free-long-term-birth-control/a8732-1 Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa, says her organization is now making appointments for women who want to participate in its "Long-acting Reversible Contraception Campaign." "Women, a lot of times, are unable to afford these methods. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Women's