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Should You Take PrEP to Prevent HIV? Here's What You Should Know

The drug is more than 90% effective at preventing the spread of HIV through sex. So why aren’t more docs prescribing it?

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Teens Have (Almost) No Clue How to Find Reliable Websites

It starts with fear of embarrassment. But it doesn’t stop there.

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The Herpes Viruses are Getting Smarter

Find out what it means for prevention and treatment.

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The HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. So Why Aren’t More Kids Getting It?

What every parent needs to know about this potentially life-saving shot.

Woman thinking about birth control.

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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Yes, Boys Should Get the HPV Vaccine, Too

The HPV vaccine: It’s not just for girls anymore. Learn why it’s important for boys to get vaccinated, how it helps prevent cancers in men, and more.

Birth Control Options for Women Over 30

Just as you change as you get older, so do your birth control needs. Here are some options to consider.

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HPV and Pap Tests: 9 Common Questions Answered

Confused about cervical cancer screening? Learn what different tests look for and what your results may mean here.

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Don’t Believe These HPV Vaccine Myths

Are you still deciding whether you or your child should get the HPV vaccine? Here are the myths and facts surrounding it.

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Birth Control Methods and Your Autoimmune Disease Risk

Some studies have associated certain types of birth control with a potentially increased risk of autoimmune disease development. But how much of a risk is it really? Here's what you need to know.