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birth control

When periods become problematic

A gynecologist shares solutions to the pain and discomfort of abnormal menstruation.

Tracking your Flo?

Period and fertility apps are becoming mainstream as women seek to take control of their reproductive health.

The origin of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.

Ready for the male pill?

It's a decade or more from approval, but the experimental contraceptive is showing promise in its ability to safely lower sperm production.

Patient Story

‘A piece of comfort’

A third-time mother trusts her care team when things get scary in the delivery room.

Is an IUD the right choice for you?

Ladies, know the facts to help you decide.

FDA: Know risks of permanent birth control

Some devices can cause serious complications—and it may also take up to three months before they start working.

Mouse study hints at new ‘male contraceptive’

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men.

Vasectomy 411: The inside story

Scalpels are a relic of the past for this 15-minute procedure.

Newer birth control pills may raise clot risk

'One has to weigh the benefits of using oral contraceptive pills against the risks.'

An ounce of prevention goes a long way

Make changes now to prevent issues later.

Not your mother’s birth control

Half of all pregnancies are surprises. Long-acting, reversible contraceptives can change that for adults—and teens.