Press Releases

Sex Ed “Standards” called into Question by The Medical Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Austin, Texas – 01/16/2012 The Medical Institute for Sexual Health (MI) takes issue with the recently released National Standards for Sexuality Education for a clear lack of emphasis on messaging that would achieve the best health outcomes … Continue reading

MEDICAL INSTITUTE: BUILDING FAMILY CONNECTIONS IS A SUCCESS- March 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Parent education program on youth sexual health produces positive results for Texas border towns Austin, TX – – – March 11, 2011 – – – The Medical Institute for Sexual Health (MI) had parent power in mind when … Continue reading

MEDICAL INSTITUTE: BUILDING FAMILY CONNECTIONS IMPROVES PARENT-CHILD SEXUAL HEALTH COMMUNICATION – March 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sexual health education curriculum prepares educators to effectively mediate communication between parents and adolescents Austin, TX – – – March 21, 2011 – – – Open parent-child communication about sex is an important part to reducing risky adolescent … Continue reading

MEDICAL INSTITUTE: TECHNOLOGY SHOWS PASO A PASO: BUILDING HEALTHY FAMILIES PROGRAM IS EFFECTIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geographical Information System shows community-based sexual health program to be a success Austin, TX – – – March 4, 2011 – – – Thanks to some innovative technology, the Medical Institute for Sexual Health is able to measure … Continue reading

MEDICAL INSTITUTE: PASO A PASO: BUILDING HEALTHY FAMILIES PRODUCES POSITIVE RESULTS – February 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Community-based sexual health curriculum produces positive results for border communities Austin, Texas – – – February 21, 2011- – – The Medical Institute for Sexual Health (MI) shared some exciting news at the 138th Annual American Public Health … Continue reading

MEDICAL INSTITUTE: EL PASO PROGRAM REDUCES TEEN PREGNANCIES – December 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Decline in local teen pregnancy draws attention Austin, Texas—December 10, 2010— Recognizing the effects of teen pregnancy and single parenthood, there is a renewed focus on teen pregnancy prevention efforts in the country. With a high teen pregnancy … Continue reading

El Paso Health Education Program Considered for Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Decline in local teen pregnancy rates draws attention El Paso, Texas—August 2, 2010— Recognizing the effects of teen pregnancy and single parenthood, the Obama administration is boosting teen pregnancy prevention efforts in the country. This year, the administration … Continue reading