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Americans with limited birth control access more likely to turn to the internet for abortion information

Americans with limited birth control access more likely to turn to the internet for abortion information

Despite their safety, birth control pills are associated with several side effects

Despite their safety, birth control pills are associated with several side effects

Woman's genetic make-up may play a role in weight gain from birth control

Woman's genetic make-up may play a role in weight gain from birth control

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Blowing the whistle on Trump team’s COVID policies

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Blowing the whistle on Trump team’s COVID policies

Study: It is hard to determine women’s menopausal age

Study: It is hard to determine women’s menopausal age

Robotic search for drugs that block sperm motility

Robotic search for drugs that block sperm motility

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

University of Chicago Medicine vascular surgeon offers tips for healthy arteries and veins

University of Chicago Medicine vascular surgeon offers tips for healthy arteries and veins

Majority of people do not want religious doctrine dictating healthcare choices, study reveals

Majority of people do not want religious doctrine dictating healthcare choices, study reveals

A 'once a month' birth control pill

A 'once a month' birth control pill

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus

Key brain region found to be smaller in birth control pill users

Key brain region found to be smaller in birth control pill users

Study finds key region of the brain is smaller in women who use oral contraceptives

Study finds key region of the brain is smaller in women who use oral contraceptives

Klobuchar leans in on support for Roe v. Wade, planned parenthood

Klobuchar leans in on support for Roe v. Wade, planned parenthood

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

Six ways physicians can help optimize reproductive health in women with epilepsy

Six ways physicians can help optimize reproductive health in women with epilepsy

Many young, low-income women may not be able to access birth control methods

Many young, low-income women may not be able to access birth control methods

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

Washington State law on behavioral care balances parental rights, teens’ autonomy

Federally funded Obria prescribes abstinence to stop the spread of STDs

Federally funded Obria prescribes abstinence to stop the spread of STDs