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What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

¿Qué es lo normal en lo que se refiere al sangrado menstrual?

¿Es tu período menstrual normal o podría ser un síntoma de algo más?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

Is your heavy period normal, or could it be a symptom of something else?

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How the Tampon Shortage Is Exacerbating Period Poverty in the US

Tampons are the latest product to be in scarce supply at U.S. stores

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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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Is Your Teen Anemic?

If your teen seems extra tired or cranky, it could be iron deficiency anemia (IDA)

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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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What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Get the facts about this common condition

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Ask the Expert: What Causes Painful Periods?

OB-GYN Dr. Mary Jane Minkin explains period pain

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Short-Sleepers Are More Likely to Suffer From Irregular and Heavy Periods

Menstrual periods can disturb sleep, but sleep troubles can worsen menstrual symptoms.

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The Complex Crisis of Period Poverty

Inadequate access to menstrual products is a problem for all of us

LaToya Kight

My Close Friend’s Cancer Diagnosis Helped Save My Life

After losing my close friend to cancer that was diagnosed too late, I knew I had to advocate for myself

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