Medical Institute for Sexual Health - Part 10

Relationship Between Parenting Styles and Sexual Risk Behavior in Adolescents

By: Dinorah Garza-Torteya, clinical psychologist, 2015 MI intern

Mexico, like the United States is facing social problems associated with adolescent sexual behavior outside of marriage and the breakdown of the family unit. The rate of unplanned pregnancies in Mexico is … Read the rest


Written by: Dr. Freda Bush

One of the greatest privileges I’ve had as an adult is to be the mother of four children, the grandmother of nine and most recently the great-grandmother of one. Yes, I call parenting a privilege … Read the rest

A Special Message From Medical Institute President

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Comprehensive Sex Ed Curricula Distorts Truth

Written by: Joe McIlhaney, MD, founder of Medical Institute for Sexual Health

Last month I showed two significant errors in the proposal for sexuality education that Planned Parenthood, The University of Hawaii, Hawaii Youth Services Network and other organizations and … Read the rest

Virginity Revisited

written by : MI Science Department Staff and approved by Dr. Freda Bush

In January of 2014, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy initiated a survey of young adults to assess attitudes and opinions regarding virginity and … Read the rest