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Telehealth can make your life so much easier

Luckily, the internet has made it possible to access a range of sexual health services online. Not only can you now get things like condoms and pregnancy tests online, saving you a trip to the pharmacy, you can also meet with health care providers online, get prescriptions, and have medication delivered to you. Here are some options you might want to check out if getting to the doctor is tough for you (or you just dread it).

In some states, yes!

There are an increasing number of ways to access birth control. In addition to telemedicine apps that enable you to get birth control delivered straight to your door, some states now allow you to walk into a pharmacy without a prescription and get [the pill]( https://www.bedsider.org/methods/the_pill, the patch, the shot, or the ring.

It’s called pharmacist-prescribed birth control, and if it’s available where you live, it may make getting birth control easier for you.

If you are trying to buy health insurance, or understand a mysterious charge, these terms should help.

If you’ve ever been mystified by a health insurance bill—or if you’re navigating health insurance on your own for the first time, talking about benefits with a potential employer, or just want to get a better handle on insurance in general—these are some health insurance terms you should know. Just in time for 2017 open enrollment!