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No, Your Period Isn't a "Toxin-Shedding Process"

An ob-gyn explains why the idea that menstruation is a "toxin-shedding process" is total BS.

Real Women Share Why They Track Their Period

It's not just about stocking up on tampons.

Stop Telling Me I Need to Buy Things for My Vagina

Most of the time it's a trap, ob/gyns say.

Congress Just Passed a Bill That Will Keep Funding Planned Parenthood—for Now

If you're a PP supporter, you can breathe a *mini* sigh of relief.

New Website Tries to Help Women Who Can't Access Abortion

An organization in the Netherlands is counseling women about their options.

Study Says Birth Control Pills May Worsen Your Mood

That's why access to different methods is so important

What I Wish I'd Known About Breast Reduction Surgery Before Going Under the Knife

Yes, it's life-changing. But there's a lot I wish I'd known before I went under the knife.

Everything You Need to Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome

The digestive condition has gained a lot of attention lately, despite the fact that the medical profession generally does not recognize it.

President Donald Trump Just Signed an Anti-Planned Parenthood Bill

It could limit access to lots of family care services—not just abortions

The Signs and Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids affect 50 percent of women. Do you even know what they are?

Kelly Rowland Gets Real About Having Diastasis Recti

Her new book 'Whoa Baby!' totally goes there.

Julianne Hough Speaks Out About Her Struggle with Endometriosis

She wants other women to know they aren't alone.

Your Sense of Smell Is Way More Important Than You Think

New research says your sniffer is more important than you think

What's Causing Your Itchy Skin?

It's been the itch you just can't scratch.

What You Need to Know About the Spike In Mumps Outbreaks

2016 was the worst year for mumps in a decade—and 2017 isn't looking any better.

What Exactly Is Visceral Manipulation (Organ Massage) and Is It Safe?

You can keep your fingers off my gallbladder, thanks.