Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released guidance for the reports on Use of Funds Pursuant to the American Recovery Act of 2009. Memorandum M-09-21 dated 22 June 2009 provides guidance for carrying out the reporting requirements included in Section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The reports required under Section 1512 of… (More)
CONTEXT During its first year of operation (1997-1998), California's family planning program, Family PACT, helped more than 750,000 clients to avert an estimated 108,000 pregnancies. Given subsequent increases in the numbers of clients served and contraceptive methods offered by the program, updated estimates of its impact on fertility are needed. METHODS… (More)
OBJECTIVE The State of California has taken several steps to make emergency contraceptives (ECs) available to women in the state. By using data from the 1999-2001 California Women's Health Survey, we estimated the knowledge of emergency contraception among adult women of reproductive age at risk of pregnancy (n=6209). STUDY DESIGN This study is based on 3… (More)
and Pennsylvania that reported cancer cases to the New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
CONTEXT California is one of eight states that allow a woman to obtain emergency contraceptives from a pharmacy without a physician prescription. Because many women do not know about emergency contraception or direct pharmacy access, it is important to understand barriers to getting the method and women's reasons for choosing the pharmacy option. METHODS… (More)
were involved in the collection, quality assurance and preparation of the data on incident cases of cancer in New Jersey:
Ten years ago, 179 countries—including the United States—agreed on a Programme of Action that revolutionized international population policy. In the Programme adopted at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, the notion of " population control " was replaced with a more comprehensive approach to reproductive health, as a means… (More)
Evidence suggests that providers are not adhering to current testosterone replacement therapy guidelines when treating male hypogonadism. Understanding the diagnosis and management of this condition is further complicated by conflicting recommendations among available guidelines. NPs must select and follow the best guideline recommendations available to… (More)