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Coming Together for Sexual Health

Feb 12, 2021

Dr. Monica Gandhi is an infectious disease physician and professor of medicine at UCSF, and the Medical Director of the Ward 86 clinic. She talks about the efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (that was submitted to the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization on 2/8/2021), and theorizes as to when we may return to some...

Feb 9, 2021

In Dr. Ina Park's new book, Strange Bedfellows, she helps readers understand the broad impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), while removing the unfair stigma. She speaks with us about the writing process, tackling sex ed with her own kids, and how stigma impacts mental and physical health.

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Feb 9, 2021

Congenital syphilis (CS) is up 900% in California since 2012. UC San Francisco's Dr. Rosalyn Plotzker speaks with us about CS prevention and treatment and about the complex issues contributing to the spike, such as systemic racism.

Feb 9, 2021

Dr George Rutherford, Professor of Epidemiology at UC San Francisco, talks with us about COVID-19, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, and why anti-microbial resistance is the next public health threat.

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Feb 9, 2021

We continue our discussion with Lidia Carlton, Director of Community Education at Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley, about the CA Healthy Youth Act and how it's changing sex ed. She tells us why some parents are pushing back against gender diversity discussions, and why sex ed is a natural place to...