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Period Red Flags
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
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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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 Endometriosis Pain
'I just remember doubling over in pain and having to leave the show for a week.'
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Breast Implants Blamed for 9 Cancer Deaths
This scary side effect has affected hundreds of women.
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Women on the Pill Are Less Likely to Develop Cancer for 30 Years, Study Suggests
Researchers gathered data from more than 46,000 women over a span of 44 years.
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The Surprising Benefits of Having a Child Later in Life
People born to older mothers might actually have a lot of advantages.
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I Was Born Without a Womb or Vagina, But I'm Just As Much of a Woman As You
'Oh, you don't seem to have anything inside you,' the doctor said.
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Women Everywhere Are Debating About Whether You Should Flush Tampons or Not
Are you Team Trash or Team Flush?
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Let's Focus on How Great Lena Dunham Feels, Not How Great She Looks
'I have chronic physical pain, I just want to feel stronger... I want to feel like I have more power throughout my day.'
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Yeast Infections
You might even have one and not even realize it. Yikes.
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I Bled for Five Months During My Pregnancy
At first, I thought I was having a miscarriage — but it was something else.
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Tia Mowry Opens Up About Taking Diet Pills and How She Ate Her Way Back to Healthy (and Pregnant!)
'It had never even occurred to me that something I had always eaten (so innocently) could be causing me such harm.'
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Failed Fertility Treatments Could Potentially Lead to Heart Disease, Study Finds
Another day, another piece of not-so-great health news for women.
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The CDC's Pregnancy and Alcohol Guidelines Don't Give Women Enough Credit, Study Finds
Women are aware of their own bodies? You don't say!
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Mom Donates 4,600 Ounces of Breast Milk After Her Son Dies at Just 6 Weeks Old
'It felt like I was keeping his memory alive.'
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This Photo Reveals What Can Happen When Breastfeeding Goes Very Wrong
'It isn't always unicorns and rainbows.'
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This Café Is Known for Its 'Labor-Inducing' Maternity Salad
But can it actually help induce labor?
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This Woman Lost Nearly 200 Pounds in One Day
She thought she had just gained weight, but she actually had a massive tumor growing inside her.
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Americans Are Having Less Sex These Days, According to a New Study
Make America... sexy again?
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