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I Tried It: What It's Like to Get a Period Massage
One woman tried it. See what she found out.
Pelvic Floor Exercises Every Woman (Pregnant or Not) Should Do
Regularly exercising your pelvic floor muscles is just as important as any other part of your body.
The Best and Worst States for Health Care In 2017
If you've ever wanted to live in Hawaii, here's your excuse.
Everything You Need to Know About Rhabdomyolysis (aka Rhabdo)
You're not doomed to get it if you try CrossFit—promise.
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).
When You Should Think Twice Before Going to the Emergency Room
Your wallet will thank you.
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.
An Ob-Gyn's Guide to a Healthy Vagina at the Beach
Buh-bye, yeast infections.
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?
Are Men's Sleep Issues Causing a Health Crisis for Women?
That snoring may not be so innocent.
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.
Michigan Signs Legislation Hardening Penalties for Performing Female Genital Mutilation
Yes, this is a problem in America too.
What's the Deal with Bladder Leakage During Your Workout?
Nope, that's not sweat.
How to Find Free HIV Testing Near You
This is important.
What You Need to Know About the Senate's New Health Care Bill
This breaks it all down into four understandable points.
The Running Community That's Fighting to Change Health Care for Women In India
And how one run is empowering women to take a stand.
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?