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Breastfeeding: Good for Baby—and for Mom’s Birth Control

Effective birth control isn’t always a product made by a pharmaceutical company… sometimes our own bodies take care of it for us. Breastfeeding, if done right, can be one of those times. In the first …

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Choosing A Health Insurance Plan 101

The Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period is in full swing. In fact, you only have until March 31, 2014 to get coverage through your state marketplace—so if you haven’t signed up already, there…

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Bisexual or Questioning? Don’t Skip the Birth Control

A new study shows that for women who sleep with both men and women, birth control may be extra important. Being a woman who sleeps with other women doesn't necessarily mean you don't need to think …

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3 Reasons Health Insurance Could Rock Your World

UPDATE: The health insurance marketplace is officially open! If you haven't been able to afford insurance in the past, now is the perfect time to read upand sign up. We’ve told you some reasons…

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Sex on the First Date?

So you’re going through your first date rituals. Paying special attention to where you shave. Going for the sexy bra, not the functional bra. Picking out clothes that make you feel good and look hot, …

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Dealing With the Pressure to Have Kids

We love babies. We’ll snuggle them; make them smile; wipe drool; sniff their yummy, sweet baby scent; bounce them in our arms for hours when nothing else will calm them; buy them funny hats; change…

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5 Crazy Facts About Semen

If you’re getting it on with a guy, you’re dealing with semen. Why not get to know it better? 1. Mood There are a ton of mood-enhancing chemicals in semen and the vagina can absorb them. Cortisol …

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How to Engage Your Partner in Your Birth Control Method

You love your birth control. (We hope.) You love the person you’re sleeping with. (Or you like them enough to knock boots.) How about connecting those two things to make your sex life even better? …

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Hot and Sweaty: Fitness for Fooling Around

It’s ok to skip your spin class this weekend and hit the bedroom: Sex counts as fitness. An intense makeout session will burn about 238 calories per half-hour. Undressing burns about eight. Giving ora…

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Does This Shot Put Your Bones at Risk?

For women who use the shot (a.k.a. Depo-Provera), there's good news and there's weird news. For years women have been warned that the shot can cause loss of minerals in their bones—which could mean th…

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