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IUDs, STIs, and PID: What’s the Deal?

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about the relationship between these three very important acronyms related to women’s health: intrauterine devices (IUDs), sexually transmitted infec…

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The Pill, Only When You Get Lucky?

What if there was a birth control pill you didn't need to take every. single. day? If you like the sound of a pill that works to prevent pregnancy when taken within a few hours of sex, you're not alon…

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Research Finds Sex Can Still Feel Good With Condoms

We've heard some pretty colorful excuses for not using condoms (a.k.a. the only birth control method that protects against STIs). Reducing sensitivity is definitely a big one. Fortunately, science is …

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The Key to Making Sure People Get Tested: Making it Easy

Ignorance isn't bliss when it comes to HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs). Early diagnosis and treatment means better long-term health and less likelihood of passing the infection on…

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5 Myths About Herpes, Busted!

Herpes is common. Really common. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in six adults has genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by he…

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20 Things Every Woman Should Know About Her Vagina

My intention with this piece is to open up dialogue, educate women, and encourage us all to know, love, and celebrate our bodies. Enjoy the info, and please, pass it on! The only cancer a Pap smea…

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