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How Long Does it Take Birth Control to Balance Hormones?

Although some people take birth control pills or use the birth control patch merely for its main purpose of controlling reproduction, others use it to balance their hormones or regulate their menstrual cycles. Sometimes younger teens have painful periods or irregular periods, and their p

How Obamacare Will Impact Reproductive Health

How could the new Affordable Care Act change the way in which women receive reproductive healthcare in the US? This new article looks at a number of different potential changes.

HPV Vaccine

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of the HPV/cervical cancer vaccine including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.

Perimenopausal Symptoms & Birth Control

Perimenopause is a transitional hormonal phase for women, typically occurring 3 to 5 years before the last menstrual cycle, which is the signal of full-blown menopause. During this phase, women start experiencing symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia, while still bein

Most Young Adults: Oral Sex Is Not Sex

Most young adults agree penile-vaginal intercourse is sex, but less than one in five think that oral-genital contact counts as “having sex,” according to 2007 survey of undergraduate college students.

Abortion Pills: Under Whose Control?

Abortion pills, such as misoprostol, have been available to women for a while, but who should manage the administration of these drugs? This new legal opinion explores the issue.

Where and How to Get STD HIV Testing

It is a matter of grave concern that the young generation is under the threat of AIDS. The severity of this sexually transmitted disease is massive and it is due to the excessive indulgence in sexual activities and the massive involvement in sexual abuse, people are severely damaged by this destruct

Studies Show Seniors at Increasing Risk of HIV Infection

It seems there's a new kind of 'Happy Meal' making the rounds in buildings where elderly men live. The package consists of food, perhaps champagne, and the drug Viagra (sildenafil) for arousal. Prostitutes deliver the goodies on the day when the monthly social security check arrives in a

Many Men Don't Use Condoms

Many low-income, straight men don't use condoms for disease prevention, despite knowing the risks, a new study shows. Most of the men in this study were black.

What Are Genital Warts Support Groups?

Support groups are groups wherein members come together in order to give and receive help in different forms regarding a specific problem. The kind of support given is usually of an intangible and nonprofessional nature.

What Are the Benefits of a Live Birth?

Live or vaginal childbirth is a beautiful and miraculous thing to behold. A baby travels down past bones and muscle to finally leave its watery home and enter the arms of its mother. Live birth also has many benefits for mother and baby as compared to surgical birth.

Herbal Treatment for Cervical Cancer

Any form of cancer is scary but for women, cancers of the reproductive organs are almost undetectable without the use of regular visits and testing by her doctor. According to the article "Herbal Medicines for Cervical Cancer," women between the ages of 30 and 55 have the highe