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Birth Control Almost Killed Me at Age 23
A 29-year-old describes her struggle with pulmonary embolisms, which doctors didn't catch until it was almost too late.
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How IVF Almost Killed Me
One woman opens up about her traumatizing experience with IVF and her journey to motherhood.
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Birth Control Could Mess With Your Quality of Life
It might *not* be all in your head.
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'Bachelor' Star Instagrammed Her Double Mastectomy
'Kicked cancer's ass before it could kick mine!'
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Why You Might Want to Stop Using Bath Bombs
Your bath will smell heavenly, but your lady parts might not, experts say.
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Chrissy Teigen Is 'Starting to Feel Like Herself Again' Following Postpartum Depression
Her daughter with husband John Legend turns 1 on April 14.
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Nancy Kerrigan Reveals She Had Six Miscarriages in Eight Years
The Olympian recently shared an emotional moment with her partner on 'Dancing with the Stars.'
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I Didn't Know I Had Postpartum Depression
'With a loving husband and a healthy baby, I felt like I didn't have the right to be depressed.'
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Lena Dunham Is 'Disease-Free' After Undergoing Fifth Surgery for Endometriosis
'Once my sutures have been removed and my bruises have changed from blue to yellow to green to gone, I will be healthy.'
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How One Mom's Post About Itchiness During Pregnancy Might Have Saved Her Baby's Life
Here's everything you need to know about intraheptic cholestasis of pregnancy.
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I Mistook My Ovarian Cancer Symptoms for IBS
Fiona, 33, thought her bloating and stomach cramps were normal digestion problems. She couldn't have been more wrong.
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This Hysterical OB/GYN's Pregnancy FAQ Sheet Totally Nails It
We. are. crying.
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If You Had the HPV Vaccine, Can You Get Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings?
Dr. Oz has the answer.
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While Most Women Her Age Are Posting Maternity Pics, This Model Posted Her Hysterectomy Scar
Elly Mayday has been documenting her battle with ovarian cancer on Instagram.
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10 Things Your Teeth Are Trying to Tell You About Your Health
From bleeding gums to plaque buildup, dental problems can be surprisingly good indicators of other serious health issues.
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8 Period Red Flags You Should Never Ignore
Sometimes, your period is telling you more than to eat a whole pint of ice cream.
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Italy Is Considering Offering Menstrual Leave to Female Workers
A new law could grant three days of paid leave to women on their periods.
Breastfeeding Doesn't Make Kids Any Smarter
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Contrary to Popular Belief, Breastfeeding Doesn't Make Kids Smarter
Experts aren't finding any connection between breast milk and brains.
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Julianne Hough Opens Up About Trying to Dance Through Her 'Debilitating' Endometriosis
'I just remember doubling over in pain and having to leave the show for a week.'
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Breast Implants Are Being Blamed for Nine Cancer Deaths
This scary side effect has affected hundreds of women.
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