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PNS Daily News - May 29, 2017 


We’re covering a variety of issues in today’s news including: Germany’s leader notes a disconnect with the United States; remembering the fallen and those left behind on a Memorial Day; and a look at passenger’s rights as summer air travel season kicks into gear.

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Public News Service - AZ: HIV/AIDS Prevention

PHOENIX - Aside from Spring Break, New Year's Eve may be the biggest occasion of the year for risky behavior including unprotected sex. An Arizona campaign to encourage safe sex among holiday partiers is now in its second year. According to John Welch, preventions/interventions manager for the Sou

PHOTO: A new poll among U.S. Latinos shows strong support for high school sex education that includes the topics of birth control, sexually-transmitted diseases and abstinence. CREDIT: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

PHOENIX – Strong majorities of U.S. Latinos say preventing teenage pregnancy is a major issue, and that high school sexual education should include the topics of birth control and sexually-transmitted diseases, as well as abstinence. Those are some of the results of a new poll from Planned Par

IMAGE: This is STD Awareness Month. The GYT campaign is a partnership among the Kaiser Family Foundation, MTV, Planned Parenthood and the Centers for Disease Control. CREDIT: Planned Parenthood Arizona.

PHOENIX - This is STD Awareness Month and, for the fifth year, MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation, Planned Parenthood and the Centers for Disease Control are partnering in the GYT Campaign - "Get Yourself Talking, Get Yourself Tested." According to Carol Bafaloukos, associate medical director of Pl

PHOTO: 19 million new cases of sexually-transmitted disease are diagnosed each year. Planned Parenthood of AZ is teaming up with businesses in metro Phoenix and Tucson to distribute free condoms. Photo credit: Dan Merica.

PHOENIX - Valentine's Day is the holiday of love, and a number of businesses in metro Phoenix and Tucson are teaming up with Planned Parenthood Arizona to keep the holiday safe and healthy for those who are sexually active. Participating businesses will be handing out condoms with every purchase to

GRAPHIC: On World AIDS Day, medical professionals urge testing for most people. CREDIT: Health Services Center (Alabama).

PHOENIX – Tomorrow (Saturday) is World AIDS Day and events are planned across Arizona to raise awareness of the disease and to celebrate successes in fighting the virus. Dr. Rhianna Meadows, staff physician with Planned Parenthood Arizona, says most people should consider HIV/AIDS testing a

PHOENIX - A major problem with sexually transmitted diseases is that many people don't know they have them. April is STD Awareness Month, when public health agencies and health-care providers are urging sexually-active people to GYT - Get Yourself Tested. Planned Parenthood-Arizona's Carol Bafalou

PHOENIX, Ariz. - More parents than ever - 82 percent - are sitting down with their kids to discuss sex and sexuality, but four in 10 still are not comfortable talking about birth control. That's one finding of a new poll released in conjunction with "Let's Talk Month," a national effort to encourage

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Arizona schools are putting added emphasis on getting parents involved in their children's education. A PTA official says parents have an even greater responsibility when it comes to sexuality and relationships. Michelle Steinberg, legislative chair of Arizona PTA, notes that most

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