reproductive health

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Why Hormonal Birth Control Is So Important to Women’s Healthcare

Contraceptives are used for many important health concerns beyond preventing pregnancy

Top Facts You Need to Know About Medical Abortion

Top Facts You Need to Know About Medical Abortion

What is medical abortion? How does it work? Where can you get it?

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And Just Like That … I Had a Flash Period

Are flash periods real or just TV drama?

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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

Why You Need to Advocate for Yourself and Create a Pain Management Treatment Plan Before Surgery

You may be taking opioids unnecessarily. A conversation with your doctors on your pain management options can help.

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I Could Have Stopped Cervical Cancer With a Routine Test

As a new mom at 46, I let life get in the way of my personal health

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - June 7, 2014: Night time street view of the advertising billboards outside of the Planet Hollywood casino and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada featuring Britney Spears.

Britney’s Conservatorship Is One Example of How the Legacy of Eugenics in the US Continues to Affect the Lives of Disabled Women

Britney Spears was forced to continue wearing an IUD under her conservatorship. Her story is one shared by disabled women across the country who are denied the right to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.

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Study Shows an Abortion Ban May Lead to a 21% Increase in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

People who want abortions but are unable to get them can suffer a slew of negative consequences for their health and well-being

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Birth Control

Learn about hormonal and non-hormonal birth control options

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your HCP About Birth Control Methods

Here are some questions you can ask to help determine which type of contraception is right for you

Hormones and Breast Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

Hormones and Breast Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

How hormonal changes affect your breast cancer risk

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