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New research looks at which of the oh-so-many period tracking and fertility awareness apps out there actually work.

Want to track your cycle? There are a lot of apps for that. But do they actually work? And are some better than others? We've written about period tracking and fertility awareness apps from a user perspective, but we're happy to see the science community weighing in.

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The oldest method of birth control is still going strong—and it plays well with others.

Withdrawal, or pulling out, is often ignored by health care providers and researchers as a form of birth control. But the best studies we have suggest the majority of people in the U.S. have used it at least once in their lives.

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More is totally merrier when it comes to IUD options. The latest addition is a hormonal IUD called Liletta.


effectiveness , IUD, cost, birth control

As the use of IUDs in the U.S. has gone up, so has the number of IUD options on the market. The latest to join the party is called Liletta, and it will be coming soon to a health care provider near you.