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SLS18: Young women find hope at CCL booth

Countless wonderful and beautiful things happened at Focus’ 2018 Student Leadership Summit in Chicago last week, but one thing in particular stood out at the Couple to Couple League booth: Young ladies from across the country were being blown away by the beauty of their own bodies. Many women (and men) who approached our booth…

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Your glamorous period

It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve been through it; the roller coaster of emotions, swinging energy levels and changing preferences caused by your period can seem unpredictable. Charting can help reduce some of the surprise and point to you-specific patterns that unfailingly play out each month, but for all the predictability, Aunt Flo’s visits…

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Why contraceptives aren’t essential for Americans’ health

Before you read, check out this article for context. Then read our version. It is 2020. The American Health Care Act has become law, and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has eliminated contraception from its list of essential preventative services that must be covered by insurance without cost sharing. Let’s imagine a…

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