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Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.74 STE

Summary: This program provides an overview of how to reduce the risks of contracting infectious diseases of all types, with an emphasis on sexually transmitted diseases. Major STDs such as HIV and other infectious diseases are profiled, outlining their risk factors and describing their symptoms. The body's natural defense mechanisms, including the immune system, the skin, mucous membranes, and enzymes,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Meeker, Margaret J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LifeLine Press 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.7 Meeker 2002

Meeker, Margaret J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LifeLine Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 306.7 MEE

Summary: More harmful and resilient than its alphabetic precursor, Hepatitis B is usually transmitted sexually or through other close bodily contact. This program explains what distinguishes HBV from other hepatitis strains, how it can infect the human body and still go undetected for decades, and how it can be prevented with vaccines. Physicians specializing in hepatitis research and care-including Dr....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Dennis, Paulie, Andy, and Mary are the best of friends. But when Mary is diagnosed with HIV, anyone who at one time or another has had unsafe sex with her needs to be tested too-and that means Dennis, Paulie, and Andy. This intense film realistically captures the heart-wrenching experience of personally coming to terms with HIV, forcefully bringing home the idea that the disease is as avoidable...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Meeker, Margaret J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LifeLine Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 MEE

Summary: Is sexuality an unavoidable casualty of physical disability or of surgery that significantly restructures intimate parts of the body? In this program, a man with a spinal cord injury, a woman with breast cancer who had a skin-saving mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, and a transsexual woman who underwent sex reassignment surgery discuss ways in which sexual expression has changed since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Meeker, Margaret J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.70835 Mee

Summary: Geoffrey and Mark and Lisa and Allison are a pair of gay couples who are co-parenting biological children they conceived together. In this program, the four discuss when they first discovered they are gay; how they met their partners; major issues they have faced as gay couples; their children, ages 2 and 4, and the co-parenting experience; and what it means to them all to be a family. In...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The shock and stigma that often follow a genital herpes diagnosis are difficult to overcome. This program deals with the physical side of the disease-explaining how it is contracted, how it manifests itself, and how it can be treated-as well as its social and emotional impact. Interviews with distinguished medical professionals shed light on specific developments in the fight against genital...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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