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.

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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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Women Shouldn't Get A Bill For An IUD … But Sometimes They Do

For women who are slapped with surprise bills for IUDs, the prices are sky-high — and growing.

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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.

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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.

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Contraception

Contraception refers to a woman's chosen form of birth control, including hormonal, barrier, chemical and natural methods.

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Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are synthetic forms of the hormones progesterone and estrogen taken by women to prevent pregnancy. The birth control pill prevents ovulation by maintaining more consistent hormone levels. Without a peak in estrogen, the ovary doesn't get the signal to release an egg, which eliminates the possibility of fertilization and pregnancy. READ MORE

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Modern Birth Control Methods

If you're still using the same form of birth control you were using a decade or more ago, it may be time for an update based on your current lifestyle and the options available. Here's a look at some of those options.

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