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Demand for IUDs Is Up — Here's Why

President Trump recently ramped up his promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Here’s how women are reacting, according to a new study.

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What to Expect After Taking the Morning After Pill

Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? Here’s how it works and what side effects you may experience.

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Antidepressants and Sex: What You Should Know

Are your antidepressants affecting your libido? Here’s what you can do about it.

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How Anxious Thinking Can Affect Your Sex Life

When apprehension tips over to anxiety, that’s when intimacy problems really start.

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The Evolution of Birth Control Throughout History

From 3000 B.C. to present day, birth control has come a long way. Here's a health history lesson on how it developed into what it is today.

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The Best Birth Control for Obese Women

If you're an obese woman, you may have a higher chance of unintended pregnancy, so it's important to find a birth control method that works for you.

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Let’s Talk About Sex With RA Meds

Rheumatoid arthritis medications can have a big impact on your sex life. Fortunately, modifying your treatment can likely help.

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Birth Control Side Effects: A Guide

Some side effects have severe consequences; others are merely annoying. Be aware of all of them.

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What to Do When You Miss a Birth Control Pill

Missed a pill or two? Don’t panic — here’s what to do to get back on track and stay protected against pregnancy.

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How to Choose Effective Birth Control After Bowel Surgery

Learn about options for contraception post-bowel surgery, from IUDs and shots to patches and rings.