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Lena Dunham Had Her Left Ovary Removed Due to Excruciating Pain from Her Hysterectomy
"It got worse and worse until I was simply a burrito-shaped like a human."
Reasons You Shouldn't Wait Until Age 40 to Get a Mammogram
FYI, it's important to understand your personal breast cancer risk.
9 Healthy Habits That Will *Actually* Help Prevent UTIs
And no, a vodka cranberry isn't one of them.
Sexual Assault Impacts Both Mental and Physical Health, According to New Study
The findings aren't surprising—but they are incredibly important.
9 Surprising Things Making Your PMS Worse
Chances are, you're making your time of the month harder than it needs to be.
This College Student Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer 2 Months Before Graduation
"This can happen to anyone at any age."
6 Women Share What It's Really Like to Get a Mammogram
Is getting your boobs squished in a doctor's office really as awkward as it sounds?
Spina Bifida Hasn't Stopped This Woman from Running Half Marathons and Crushing Spartan Races
"I realized that my disability didn't have to hold me back."
What Is Melasma and What's the Best Way to Treat It?
No need to freak—here's how to treat it.
Serena Williams Released a Topless Music Video for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Who knew Serena Williams could sing—like, really sing.
There Is Now an Activated Charcoal Sheet Mask for Vulvas—But Why?!
We've officially seen it all.
Is Breast Implant Illness Real? Everything You Need to Know About the Controversial Condition
Thousands of women seem to think so, but doctors are so sure.
Is Eating Your Placenta Really Beneficial or Is It Actually Dangerous?
"Placentophagy" might be common among the A-list crowd, but is the controversial (and semi-icky) practice actually safe?
This Woman Had a 61-Pound Tumor Removed from Her Uterus
The 26-inch mass was making it difficult for her to breathe.
A New Study Claims Even Moderate Amounts of Alcohol Are Bad for Your Health
A new study says no amount of alcohol is safe.
A Flesh-Eating STI Called Donovanosis Has Been Reported In the U.K.
*Immediately swears celibacy*
Taking At-Home Genetic Tests Can Make Your Health Insurance More Expensive
Knowing the ins and outs of your family history could end up costing you.
Women Are More Likely to Survive a Heart Attack If Their Doctor Is Female
New research is showing a surprising trend in survival rates.
Everything You Need to Know About Preeclampsia (aka Toxemia)
Everything you need to know about the scary condition that led to her emergency C-section.
People Are Asking Plastic Surgeons to Make Them Look Like Snapchat Filters
Snapchat dysmorphia has spawned a new, concerning trend, say doctors.
This Model Is Embracing Her Saggy Skin—and Her Photos Will Inspire You
Sara Geurts is raising awareness of EDS and encouraging body positivity.
The FDA Just Issued a Major Warning About Vaginal Laser Rejuvenation Procedures
The FDA just issued a major warning about the "energy-based" procedures.
You're Not Alone—There Really Is a Loneliness Epidemic
It's not just you. More and more Americans are feeling alone and isolated
Docs Say the New FDA-Approved Pill to Treat Endometriosis Could Be a Game-Changer
Orilissa is the first new treatment for endometriosis pain in a decade.
What Young Women Need to Know About Alcoholism
And—yes—heavy drinking and alcoholism is to blame
MG Is the Next Potential STI Superbug Posing a Threat to Your Health
It's often asymptomatic, and can even lead to fertility.