Displaying 25-36 of 52 articles tagged “side effects”
Does birth control cause brain cancer?
Before you worry too much about the headlines, let's take a look at the data...
Gaining weight: Is it the birth control?
If those skinny jeans are feeling a bit too skinny, don’t assume your birth control is the cause.
Those Mirena lawsuit ads: Fact and fiction
Because you deserve the full story about Mirena IUD risks and side effects.
Hello, Skyla! Getting to know the newest IUD
A new IUD option hits the U.S. market—and it’s (officially) for ladies without kids.
What's in a birth control label?
The good, the bad, and the fine print.
37% of U.S. babies are "a surprise"
Have we mentioned that sex without birth control really does lead to pregnancy?
Birth control and heart attacks and strokes—oh my!
Nothing in life is risk free. But it's nice when the risks are low.
Lifestyle and Inspiration
Should the pill be available over the counter?
There are some good reasons for making the birth control pill available at pharmacies, no prescription needed.
Risky business 2: Migraines, high blood pressure, and blood clots
For women with certain medical conditions, some birth control types are riskier than others.
The ring's got perks
Shopping for a new method? This one may be worth trying on.
Science gets behind using the pill for pain
Studies show that the pill has perks besides preventing unplanned pregnancy...
Sexual Health and Wellness
Sex and drugs get safer
Looks like Americans are taking HIV a bit more seriously these days.
Not sure what birth control is right for you?
Find a method that fits your body and your life with our interactive method explorer.view birth control options
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