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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.

By Lara DeSanto

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.

By Eileen Bailey

Antidepressants and Sex: What You Should Know

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

By Merely Me

How Anxious Thinking Can Affect Your Sex Life

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

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

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.

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Birth Control Side Effects: A Guide

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

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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.

By Ask HealthCentral

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.

By Jackie Zimmerman