Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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High Court Allows Employers to Opt Out of ACA’s Mandate on Birth Control Coverage

The Supreme Court Wednesday settled — at least for now — a decade's worth of litigation over the women's health provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

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Your Birth Control Questions Answered

Despite the pill’s popularity, many women still wonder: What’s the best type to take? How effective is it? Read on for answers to your most pressing questions.

Sexual Health

De-Bunking Myths About Birth Control

It can be tough to know what’s true and what’s not. How to know the difference between fact or hype? Read on for some birth control myth busters.

Sexual Health

Essure Update: What You Need to Know

Bayer has opted to stop selling Essure permanent birth control in the U.S. at the end of the year, and women who are successfully using it have questions. Here are some answers.

Sexual Health

'Contraception Deserts' Likely To Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

Federal policies that restrict access to clinics that provide women with contraception may mean women will only have access to clinics that offer few options and promote abstinence, or that have limited effectiveness in preventing pregnancies.

Sexual Health

The End of Essure: What Are Your Best Birth Control Options Now?

If it's time to make a change in your birth control, there are many other options to choose from.

Sexual Health

Biorhythms And Birth Control: FDA Stirs Debate By Approving 'Natural' App

FDA's approves two new methods for birth control – a phone app to help women understand when they are likely to conceive, and a long-term vaginal ring.

Sexual Health

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

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Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were abandoned in the 1990s, a new study reveals.

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Most Men Take Responsibility for Contraception

About six in 10 sexually active single men in the United States are taking responsibility for birth control, government health officials say.

Sexual Health

The Pill's Effect on Sex Drive

Most women take the pill without experiencing any major side effects, but about 1 in 10 women find it destroys their sex drive.

Sexual Health

New Gel-Based Vasectomy

A new gel-based vasectomy has proven effective in a group of monkeys, raising hopes it could one day provide a permanent but easily reversible male contraceptive option in humans.

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