Creating a Desire for Change

MI Science Staff, March 23, 2016

For a number of years now, the Transtheoretical Model of Health Behavior Change has been used in health care settings to help bring about positive behavioral changes, such as weight loss and smoking and … Read the rest

Sex is Not a Game: Dr. Freda Bush

MI’s most popular video has been remade and updated in partnership with the New Jersey Physician’s Advisory Group (NJPAG). One of the most thought provoking lines in the video says, “If sex is a game, does that mean somebody loses?”  … Read the rest

Update on HIV from CDC

MI Science Staff: February 2016

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The above graphic was released this week from the CDC, as the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections took place in Boston, Massachusetts. While other graphics focused on racial groups and geographic regions, this … Read the rest

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

January 2016, Science Department Staff

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a serious complication of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in sexually active females. PID occurs when the bacteria that causes chlamydia, gonorrhea or bacterial vaginosis infects the uterus, the fallopian … Read the rest

MI Paradigm Shift: Offer Resources FREE

President’s Corner for December 2015: Dr. Freda M. Bush

“Had the Talk?” powered by Medical Institute is the name of our new initiative to be launched in the first quarter of 2016. Talking about sex is not easy or comfortable, … Read the rest

Oxytocin Joint Statement By: Freda Bush

Current Event

We are pleased to present in this Advisory a Joint Statement from Ascend (formally National Abstinence Education Association or NAEA) and Medical Institute on Oxytocin, a neuro-hormone that affects sexual behavior. With MI’s 2008 publication of the book, … Read the rest