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This Period Pain Device Actually Made My Cramps Bearable

Livia seemed too good to be true, but it's actually pretty effective.

What Adopting My Daughter with Cerebral Palsy Taught Me About Being Strong

"We have such an amazing life where every tiny accomplishment for us is a cause for celebration."

Female Inmates Finally Have Access to Free Pads and Tampons In Federal Prisons

If you're wondering "how was this even an issue in the first place?" you're not alone.

Thunderstorm Asthma Is a Legit Thing—Here's What You Need to Know

While rare, thunderstorm asthma is super dangerous and could affect anyone (asthmatic or not).

Running Helped Me Accept That I Had Breast Cancer

I was devastated about my illness, then I went running and everything changed.

The First Case of Local Zika Infection This Year Was Just Reported In Texas

The first person to become infected by a local mosquito was reported by Texas state officials.

You May Not Need to Complete a Full Course of Antibiotics After All

Here's what you should ask you doc before you fill that script.

Is the Extreme Cost of IVF for Women In America Really Necessary?

Infertility is bankrupting American families. But could there be a simple solution right under our noses?

5 Weird Side Effects of Too Much Sun

AKA: Your body's ways of telling you to sit in the shade.

The Trump Administration Just Cut $213 Million In Funding Aimed at Preventing Teen Pregnancy

This massive budget cut sneaked by without many noticing—until now.

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards Slams Newest Version of the Health Care Bill

"This is, hands down, the worst bill for women in a generation."

How Weak Ankles and Ankle Mobility Affect the Rest of Your Body

Knee or hip pain? Your ankles may be to blame.

What You Need to Know About the Senate's New Health Care Bill

This breaks it all down into four understandable points.

The Birthing Method You Didn't Even Know Existed

Gentle C-sections are on the rise, and for good reason.

Do You Still Have to Worry About the Zika Virus?

It's been almost the year since peak Zika freak-out—but is it finally over?

I Trusted My Gut Over My Doctor—and It Saved Me from Lyme Disease

One woman stuck to her guns and pushed for the diagnosis she desperately needed.

Lena Dunham's Op-Ed Is a Reminder That Birth Control Is So Much More Than Pregnancy Prevention

It's not just a family planning pill, it's a women's health tool.

5 Weird Health Concerns That Can Pop Up During Pregnancy

These are way beyond that craving for pickles and ice cream.

The Crazy Thing That Makes You More Susceptible to Running Injuries

WTF! Yep, research says you're more susceptible to stress fractures.