The Medical Institute for Sexual Health

Youth Detention Officers’ Concern for Troubled Youth

Dr. Freda M Bush, December 2016

The Holiday season is a time associated with parties and special dinners, an abundance of tasty treats and special drinks that tempt us to overindulge. Likewise, the innumerable opportunities for gift shopping in decorated … Read the rest

HPV Vaccine Update: October 2016

GlaxoSmithKline’s Cervarix was the first HPV vaccine on the market. It provided protection against the two most dangerous strains of the Human Papillomarvirus, 16 and 18. Since newer HPV vaccines have been developed, Cervarix will no longer be sold in Read the rest

Had the Talk? : President’s Corner August 2016: Dr. Freda Bush

“Why am I involved with the Medical Institute?”

It’s simple.  I have four children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. My husband, Lee, and I determined years ago, “It is not enough for us to be concerned about ‘our four and … Read the rest

President’s Corner for Early July 2016

Building Family Connections (BFC) Training

Youth commonly access sexy subject matter on TV, movies, iPads, smartphones, etc.  They also “snap chat”, “insta-gram”, twitter and listen to music.  The messages they are receiving from this flood of input are being incorporated … Read the rest

Creating a Desire for Change: Part 5

Maintenance, Relapse, Termination

By: MI science staff: June 2016

Behavior change often does not go smoothly. Even when a young person has moved to the point of taking action to stop participating in sexual activity, maintaining that action can certainly … Read the rest