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Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

A 2019 study found that 79% of health apps available through the Google Play store regularly shared user data. The data could conceivably be used in a criminal prosecution.

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Even When IVF Is Covered by Insurance, High Bills and Hassles Abound

Only 15 states require insurance to cover fertility treatments

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The Unicorn in the Room: My Infertility Journey Led to an Unexpected Discovery

Fertility testing revealed that I have a rare condition that makes becoming and staying pregnant difficult

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Infertility Isn’t Just a Physical Journey — It’s an Emotional One, Too

Struggling with infertility can have a lasting effect on your mental health, whether your journey ends in a baby or not

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How Medical Technology Is Changing Health Care

What is it? Who’s using it? And how is it being used?

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Our Gestational Carrier Brought Us the Joy of Parenthood — and Friendship

When Kathleen carried our baby, she became a part of our family, too

I Was a Gestational Carrier, and I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat

I Was a Gestational Carrier, and I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat

Carrying a baby that's not your own sounds daunting, but it's the best gift you can give

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Pregnant or Worried About Infertility? Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Despite rampant misinformation, studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for both the mom and baby

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Periods

If you're unsure how to talk to your healthcare provider about your period, these questions can help guide you

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Can the Covid-19 Vaccine Disrupt Our Menstrual Cycle? Maybe — But It’s Likely Nothing to Worry About

Some women are noticing their periods are different after getting vaccinated. We asked OB-GYNs why this might be happening.

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

It can take years for women to get diagnosed. Learn about the condition to get the help you need.

Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn't have to mean an end to your sex life or your plans to have a family

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Could Pot Harm Men's Sperm?

New research shows that marijuana causes genetic changes in sperm, though it's not clear what effect those changes have, or if they're passed on to a man's children.

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Crazy Cool Things That Happen When You Ovulate

Can you tell when you're ovulating? Can others tell? You may be surprised at some of the outward signs of ovulation—from how you look to how you act.

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