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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Improving the Use of Contraceptives: The Challenge Continues

Researchers, clinicians, and policymakers examine the challenge of improving contraceptive use in the United States through a look at patient-provider relationships, currently available methods of contraception, the needs of special populations, and promising intervention and communication strategies. This article was part of those published as a special supplement to Obstetrics…

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Sexual Activity on Daytime Soap Operas: A Content Analysis of Five Weeks of Television Programming

This study, conducted for the Kaiser Family Foundation by Katharine E. Heintz-Knowles, Ph.D., University of Washington, presents a “snapshot” of the sexual content on soap operas today. Katharine Heintz-Knowles examined 97 hours of programming from theten nationally televised soap operas between May 27 and June 28, 1996. The study was…

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The AIDS Litigation Project III: A Look at HIV/AIDS in the Courts of the 1990’s – Report

The AIDS Litigation Project III: A Look at HIV/AIDS in the Courts of the 1990'sThis study compiles and analyzes 310 cases decided in state and federal U.S. courts since January 1991 in which AIDS or HIV was an important aspect of the facts presented. The review includes cases reported in…

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The AIDS Litigation Project III: A Look at HIV/AIDS in the Courts of the 1990’s – Main Page

THE AIDS LITIGATION PROJECT III: A Look at HIV/AIDS in the Courts of the 1990sSupported by a grant from the Kaiser Family FoundationFOREWORDACKNOWLEDGMENTSMETHODOLOGYEXECUTIVE SUMMARYAIDS EducationProtection of the Blood SupplyPublic Health Powers and Epidemiological SurveillanceState Restrictions on Persons: Criminal LawPrivate Tort ActionsDuty to Protect WorkersAdministration of JusticeFamily LawPrivacy and ConfidentialityDiscriminationThe Rights…

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Teens on Sex: What They Say Teens Today Need to Know, And Who They Listen To

A national random-sample telephone survey of 1,510 teenagers age 12-18, conducted for the Foundation by Princeton Survey Research Associates between March 28, 1996 and May 5, 1996. The survey finds that most teens have enough information about how girls get pregnant, but not how to use different kinds of birth…

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Covering the Epidemic: AIDS in the News Media, 1985-1996

Media Coverage Of AIDS: Broad-Based, Consistent Over Past Decade Focus Shifts, However, From Science/Medicine to Celebrity-Oriented Embargoed for release until: 9:00 a.m. E.T., Wednesday, June 26, 1996 Contact: Matt James or Tina Hoff Washington, D.C. — Media coverage in the U.S. of AIDS over the past decade has generally remained…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early Sexual Experiences: How Voluntary? How Violent?

Edward Laumann, Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, shares findings from the 1994 National Health and Social Life Survey, which suggest that having a violent or coercive first sexual experience is not as rare an occurrence as had been previously believed. Seminar participants — experts on sexuality and sexual…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Survey on Americans and AIDS/HIV

The is a national random-sample telephone survey of 1,211 adults, 18 years and older, including over samples of 250 African Americans and 250 Hispanics. Chartpack (.pdf)Toplines/Survey (.pdf)

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Perceptions and Reality: How Safe Is the Pill? The Role of the Media, Healthcare Providers, and the Pharmaceutical Industry in Shaping American Women’

Perceptions and Reality: How Safe Is the Pill? The Role of the Media, Healthcare Providers, and the Pharmaceutical Industry in Shaping American Women’ A fact sheet, Q&A and resource list prepared for a media briefing that focused on public perceptions and knowledge of the safety of birth control pills compared…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevention in Primary Care: Overcoming the Obstacles

This guide for physicians provides resource assistance primary care physicians need to help patients identify risks and to support them in changing their behavior to reduce or eliminate risk of HIV infection. Developing synergies with public and community-based organizations can help physicians confidently refer patients who need further education or…

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