Hot News Stories (5/21/13)

The Hill (Washington, DC)
Pro-choice advocates in the House and Senate are looking to stop deceptive advertising practices by anti-choice “crisis pregnancy centers” that imply they offer abortion services, but instead encourage birth and often offer misleading information about the procedure.

At any given time, there are 110 million sexually transmitted infections among men and women across the nation, according to the CDC. Tech-savvy young people contract half of all new cases,  driving the development of new high-tech STD prevention tools geared toward them.

Huffington Post
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits. 

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