...when my professor opened class by asking everyone to write down their dating deal breakers, I sat and stared at my blank notecard. I hadn’t ever thought about the red flags that would make me say no to a relationship before it began. I scribbled down: “Someone who hurts my cat.”
Are guys clueless about birth control? A few studies have suggested that men typically know less about birth control than women, but there's actually not a ton of research on the subject. Now a new national study sheds some light on this question.
For a long time, experts thought three shots were needed to fully protect against the virus, but new research has shown that for younger teens, two shots will do the trick.
My period made me feel like I had been run over by a bulldozer. But talking to my doctor gave me answers and a prescription for birth control, and it made all the difference.
Bad acne? Birth control can help! We've covered a few great options that help you stay on top of your method and keep your skin clear.
A few of our favorite reasons why birth control is a very good idea.
Birth control between boyfriends is smart just in case things get spontaneous.
If you're worried about the side effects of birth control—or if you've had a bad experience—here are a few things you should know.
When it comes to birth control, you’ve got a lot of options.
UTIs can be related to sex and birth control, but no worries: you can stop them in their tracks.
If you've ever had a UTI, you know how crappy it feels. But have no fear. There are ways to steer clear of that uncomfortable burning feeling when you pee.
Jan 24 2017
Here’s what we know about how alcohol affects your brain, your body, and your birth control.
Going out and drinking (especially when your crush is there) can be a lot of fun. But it might not be so fun for your sex life.
Dec 27 2016
Pregnancy loss is more common than you think—and it’s not your fault.
It can be scary to hear a health care provider say, “You’re having a miscarriage.” As you’re talking with your provider, wondering why this miscarriage happened or what happens next, here are three very important things to keep in mind.
Dec 01 2016
The answers to all your questions about virginity and its mythical guardian, the hymen.
Here are some of the myths I’ve heard most about the hymen and its connection to virginity.
Oct 31 2016
Don’t panic—here are the steps you can take to reduce your risk of Zika infection.
Summer vacation season may be at a close, but plenty of people still need—or want—to travel. But with Zika cases on the rise, where is it safe to go? And if you have to travel to an area where Zika infections have been reported, how can you protect yourself? Keep calm and read on.
Oct 05 2016
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