Tag Archives: Sexual Health

Promoting Sexual Health of Sailors and Marines

By Michael R. (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES, manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center April is Sexual Health Month. Let’s all commit to doing one thing to help our people protect their sexual health. People in the business of keeping healthy Sailors and Marines healthy spend much time talking about tobacco, nutrition and exercise. …

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What You Need to Know About Emergency Contraception

By Michael (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES, manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center What can a woman do to prevent pregnancy if she had unprotected sex? If a woman has had sex without using birth control or if something happened (such as a condom broke), she can use emergency contraception to reduce her …

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It’s a Wrap – Condoms Reduce Risk

By Michael R. (Bob) MacDonald, MS, CHES Manager, Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center A good friend of mine (a retired Sailor) laughs at me and says he can’t believe I actually get paid to run around telling Sailors and Marines to wear a condom. He’s got a point. Don’t they already know …

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NMCPHC: You Serve. We Protect

From Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness. The mission of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Department (HPW) is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors …

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